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John Hamilton Mortimer, 1740–1779

A Caricature Group

Former Title(s):

A Caricature Group including Members of the Howdalian Society

ca. 1766
Oil on canvas
33 x 42 inches (83.8 x 106.7 cm), Frame: 43 × 52 3/4 × 2 3/4 inches (109.2 × 134 × 7 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
caricature | dinner | drinking | drinking glasses | food | gathering | goblet | hat | meal | men | oysters | painting (visual work) | party | satire | satirical | silverware | table | wine | wine glass
Associated People:
Mortimer, John Hamilton (1740–1779), painter and etcher
Gandon, James (1742–1823), architect
Jones, Thomas (1742–1803), landscape painter
Not on view
IIIF Manifest:

Casanova - The Seduction of Europe (Kimbell Art Museum, 2017-08-27 - 2017-12-31) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Hanover's Rulers on the British Throne 1714 - 1837 (Niedersachsische Landesmuseum, 2014-05-01 - 2014-10-31) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

No More Fog at the Channel - Holbein to Hockney - 500 Years of British Art (Fundación Juan March, 2012-10-05 - 2013-01-20) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

British Comic Art 1730 - 1830 (Museum of Art and Archaelogy, University of Missouri-Columbia, 1988-10-14 - 1988-12-04) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

English Caricature - 1620 to the Present (Yale Center for British Art, 1985-09-01 - 1985-11-13) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

English Caricature - 1620 to the Present (Victoria and Albert Museum, 1985-06-04 - 1985-09-05) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

English Caricature - 1620 to the Present (National Gallery of Canada, 1985-02-26 - 1985-05-10) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

English Caricature - 1620 to the Present (The Library of Congress, 1984-11-13 - 1985-02-26) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

The Pursuit of Happiness - A View of Life in Georgian England (Yale Center for British Art, 1977-04-19 - 1977-09-18) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Als die Royals aus Hannover kamen, Sandstein Verlag, Dresden, p. 57, cat. 1, N8219.K5 A47 2014 (LC) Oversize [ORBIS]

Malcolm Cormack, Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 164-165, N590.2 A83 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Patricia Crown, British comic art, 1730-1830, from the Yale Center for British Art, Museum of Art and Archaelogy, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, 1988, pp. 11, 26, NC1477 G63 C76 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Richard T. Godfrey, English caricature, 1620 to the present : caricaturists and satirists, their art, their purpose and influence, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1984, pp. 73-4, no. 79, pl. IV, NC1477 .G63 E54 [ORBIS]

Frederick Ilchman, Casanova: The Seduction of Europe, MFA Publications, Boston, Massachusetts, p. 191, fig. 96, N6756 .C37 2017 (LC) (YCBA) [YCBA]

Katherine McHale, Adam and the Academicians: The Contributions of Leading Italian Artists, Georgian Group Journal, v. 25, The Group, London, p. 172, fig. 4, NA966 G46 (LC) (YCBA) [YCBA]

Patricia Phagan, Thomas Rowlandson, pleasures and pursuits in Georgian England , Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Poughkeepsie, N.Y. London, 2011, pp. 102,103, fig. 10, NJ18 R79 P53 2011 + OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

J. H. Plumb, The pursuit of happiness : a view of life in Georgian England : an exhibition selected from the Paul Mellon collection, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1977, pp. 56, 116, no. 116, N6766 Y34 1977 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Kate Retford, The Conversation Piece Making Modern Art in Eighteenth-Century Britain, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2017, p. 284, fig. 214, ND1314.4 .R48 2017 (LC) Oversize (YCBA) [YCBA]

Charles Saumarez Smith, The company of artists, the origins of the Royal Academy of Arts in London , Modern Art Press, London, 2012, pp. 38-39, 41, pl. 12, N1100 .S55 2012 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Simon Schama, The Yale Centre for British Art, TLS, the Times Literary Supplement, , May 20, 1977, p. 619, TLS Historical Archive [ORBIS]

Treasure island : British art from Holbein to Hockney, Fundación Juan March, Madrid, 2012, pp. 146, 322, no. 42, N6761 .T74 2012 Oversize (YCBA) [YCBA]

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