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John Hamilton Mortimer, 1740–1779, British

Mrs. Lushington

Former Title(s):

Mary Lushington

Oil on canvas
Support (PTG): 30 x 25 inches (76.2 x 63.5 cm)

Signed and dated, center right: "M [monogram] 1774"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
bow | capote | earrings, snap | elderly | fur | Georgian | lace | oval | portrait | woman
On view

David S. Brooke, Mortimer at Eastbourne and Kenwood, Burlington Magazine, Vol. 110,no.786, September 1968, p. 533, N1 B87 + (YCBA)

Richard Cork, American Collector's Tastes were Ahead of His Time, The Times (London), London, 12 February 1999, p. 7, Available online: Times Digital Archive Also available on Microfilm: Film An T482 (SML)

Editorial: The Mellon Collection, Burlington Magazine, Vol. 107, February 1965, pp. 57-58, N1 B87 + OVERSIZE (YCBA)

William Gaunt, An Artist Steps out of the Shadows, The Times (London), London, 24 September 1968, p. 13, Available online: Times Digital Archive Also available on Microfilm: Film An T482 (SML)

Eric Newton, Order at the Burlington House, Guardian (Manchester, England), Manchester, 12 December 1964, p. 6, Available online: Proquest, The Guardian and The Observer

Benedict Nicholson, John Hamilton Mortimer ARA, 1740-1779., Paintings, drawings and prints. , Paul Mellon Foundation for British Art, London, 1968, no. 14, NJ18 M8507 N53 (YCBA)

Painting in England 1700-1850 from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, The Royal Academy of Arts Winter Exhibition 1964-65., , Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK, 1964, p. 64 (v.1), no. 231, pl. 41, ND466 R68 1964/65 (YCBA) Also available on Microfiche: Fiche B214 (YCBA)

Paul Mellon's Legacy, a passion for British art. [large print labels] , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2007, v. 3, N5220 M552 +P381 2007, Mellon Shelf (YCBA)

J. Sunderland, John H. Mortimer: His Life and Works, Volume of the Walpole Society, Vol. 52, 1986, p. 159, No. 92, fig. 154, N12 W35 A1 + (YCBA)

Yale University Art Gallery, Painting in England, 1700-1850, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, [exhibition at] Yale University Art Gallery, April 15-June 20, 1965. , vol. 1, W. Clowes and sons, New Haven, 1965, p. 38 (v.1), no. 143 (v.1), pl. 41, ND466 Y35 (YCBA)

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