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John Hamilton Mortimer
EASTBORNE 1741 - 1779 LONDON
A SATYR EMBRACING A WOMAN

Provenance

Dr Ernst Hauswedell;
sale, Hamburg, 4 June 1970, lot 255;
with Baskett and Day, London, by 1971

Exhibited

London, Baskett and Day, 1971

Engraved:

by C.R. Ryley, 1780

Literature

J. Sunderland, 'John Hamilton Mortimer his Life and Works', Walpole Society, vol. LII, 1986, p. 198, no. 162, fig. 282

Catalogue Note

This drawing has been dated to the 1770s and is one of several compositions that were etched by Charles Reubeu Ryley (1752-1798), following Mortimer's death in 1779.

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