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after John Hamilton Mortimer
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John Hamilton Mortimer ARA (1740–1779) was a British figure and landscape painter and printmaker, known for romantic paintings set in Italy, works depicting conversations, and works drawn in the 1770s portraying war scenes, similar to those of Salvator Rosa.

Mortimer became President of the Society of Artists in 1774, five years before his death, at age 39.

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Gothic Romance and the Quixotic Hero:A Pageant for Henry Fuseli in 1783

Henry Fuseli (1741–1825) was one of the most inventive artists of his age, exploring the strange and fantastic in ...