John Hamilton Mortimer, ‘A comprehensive collection of 47 works by and after Mortimer’, Forum Auctions
John Hamilton Mortimer, ‘A comprehensive collection of 47 works by and after Mortimer’, Forum Auctions
John Hamilton Mortimer, ‘A comprehensive collection of 47 works by and after Mortimer’, Forum Auctions

Mainly circa 1775-1810, mostly with good margins, many with pencil references to Sunderland, largest approximately 460 x 390 mm. (18 1/8 x 15 3/8 in), all unframed, (47).

From the Catalogue
Includes: 'Bardolph' and 'Beatrice', two plates from 'Twelve characters from Shakespeare' 1775; Thomas Rowlandson's 'Boat in a storm at sea' from 'Imitations of Modern Drawings' circa 1760; the dedication frontispiece and three plates by Hamilton from 'Fifteen etchings dedicated to Sir Joshua Reynolds' 1778; 'Sleeping Monsters' 1780; 4 etchings by Joshua Haynes, Mortimer's pupil, after designs by Mortimer; 5 etchings by Lydia Bates, after Mortimer; 17 etchings by Robert Blyth, after Mortimer, including 'Rustick Dance', several of banditti, and numerous dramatic head studies, and 13 others including Valentine Green's mezzotint portrait of Mortimer's self-portrait, circa 1789.
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(Rowlandson) Reverend J. Burleigh James (19th century) [Lugt 1425]

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