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Creator John Hamilton Mortimer, 1740–1779, British
Title Self-Portrait with His Father and His Brother
Alternate Title(s) The Artist and His Brother Charles, After Woodcock-Shooting, With Their Father THomas Mortimer
Date early 1760s
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions 30 x 25 inches (76.2 x 63.5 cm)
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1981.25.466
Collection Paintings and Sculpture
Link to This Record http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1671696
People Represented or Subject • Mortimer, John Hamilton (1740–1779), painter and etcher
• Mortimer, Thomas (1697–1774), a mill owner and customs officer
Subject Terms animals | bird | brothers | church | conversation piece | dead | devil | dogs (animals) | family | father | gesture | glove | hand | hounds (dogs) | hunting | landscape | men | painter | plinth | pointing | portrait | rifle | rural | self-portrait | shotgun | siblings | steeple | stone | town
Publications

Stephen Deuchar, Noble exercise, the sporting ideal in eighteenth-century British art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1982, p. 40, no. 8, ND1388 G7 D48+ (YCBA)


Judy Egerton, British Sporting and Animal Paintings 1655-1867: A Catalogue, , Tate Publishing, London, 1978, pp. 128-29, no. 125, Colour Pl.19, ND1383 G7 B75 OVERSIZE (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)


John Ingamells, National Portrait Gallery mid-Georgian portraits, 1760-1790, National Portrait Gallery, London, 2004, p. 350, N1090 A631 2004 OVERSIZE (YCBA)


An exhibition of English XVIIIth and XIXth century sporting paintings, The Sporting Gallery, Inc., Middleburg, Virginia, 7th April-30th April, 1964 held in conjunction with Arthur Ackermann & Son Ltd, London, England., The Sporting Gallery, Inc., Middleburg, VA, 1964, Front Cover, no. 1, DealerCat Sporting Gallery (YCBA)


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


J. Sunderland, John H. Mortimer: His Life and Works, Volume of the Walpole Society, Vol. 52, 1986, p. 130, No. 29, fig. 46, N12 W35 A1 + (YCBA)


Javier Arnott Álvarez, "The Conversation Piece". Something more than a portrait, https://bajoelsignodelibra.blogspot.com/2018/03/, Under the Sign of Libra, March 4, 2018, Avaliable Online

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