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Robert Blyth, engraver
John Hamilton Mortimer (1740 - 1779)

Self-portrait ‘in character’

Museum number: P218

Curatorial note

An engraving of a lost 'self-portrait' of the artist John Hamilton Mortimer.

Literature

For a detailed account of Mortimer's life and work see John Sunderland, John Hamilton Mortimer, 1740-1779, The Volume of the Walpole Society, 1986 (vol. 52)
John Sunderland, 'Mortimer’s Self-Portrait "in Character"', The Burlington Magazine, vol. 111, no 797,1969, pp. 518-521.


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