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John Hamilton Mortimer, 1740–1779, British

A Caricature Group

Former Title(s):

A Caricature Group including Members of the Howdalian Society

ca. 1766
Oil on canvas
Support (PTG): 33 x 42 inches (83.8 x 106.7 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 | men | painting (visual work) | party | satire | satirical | silverware | table | wine | wine glass
Associated People:
Jones, Thomas (1742–1803), landscape painter
Mortimer, John Hamilton (1740–1779), painter and etcher
Gandon, James (1742–1823), architect
Not on view

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

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)

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

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)

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)

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)

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)

Simon Schama, The Yale Centre for British Art, TLS, the Times Literary Supplement, Issue no. 3923, May 20, 1977, p. 619, Film S748 (SML) Also avaiable online in TLS Historical Archive (ORBIS)

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