A warrior, a Turk and a bravo present a tablet inscribed with a dedication of etchings by John Hamilton Mortimer. Etching by John Hamilton Mortimer, 1778.

  • Mortimer, John Hamilton, 1740-1779.
Dec.r 8th 1778
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About this work


The warrior is in the style of Salvator Rosa. The bravo in the foreground is a self-portrait of John Hamilton Mortimer: he points to his own name. On the left is a portfolio of drawings, inscribed "Studies", while on the right is a volume of bound prints, indicating the progression from student of design to master


[London] (Norfolk Street, Strand) : Published ... by I. Mortimer, Dec.r 8th 1778.

Physical description

1 print : etching ; platemark 35.3 x 25.5 cm


To S.r Jos.a Reynolds President of the Royal Academy these etchings are dedicated by his humble servt. I. H. Mortimer 1778


Wellcome Collection 2497722i

Creator/production credits

The etchings are dedicated to Sir Joshua Reynolds


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