Sleeping Monsters

John Hamilton Mortimer, English, 1740 - 1779

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1780

Etching on wove paper

Plate: 6 11/16 × 9 3/16 in. (17 × 23.3 cm)

Image: 5 11/16 × 8 7/16 in. (14.4 × 21.5 cm)

Sheet: 7 5/16 × 9 3/4 in. (18.5 × 24.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Adelbert Ames Fine Arts Awards Fund

PR.992.29

Publisher

Jane Mortimer, London

Geography/Culture

Europe, Great Britain

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in plate, lower right margin: I. Mortimer Del. et sculp.; bottom center margin: SLEEPING MONSTERS. / Published as the Act directs Jan. 25, 1780 by J. Mortimer, Norfolk Street Strand.

Course History

ENGL 75.2, Climate Fiction, Alysia Garrison, Spring 2019

Exhibition History

A Decade of Collecting, 1985-1995: Old Master and Nineteenth Century European Prints from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 9, 1995-February 4, 1996, no. 9.

Publication History

Richard Rand, "A Decade of Collecting, 1985-1995: Old Master and Nineteenth-Century European Prints", Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1995, no. 9.

Provenance

Campbell Fine Art, London, England; sold to present collection, 1991.

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