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Joseph Wright, English painter, late 18th century.

Ward, James

 
Joseph Wright, English painter, late 18th century.
4 0 c m
 
32cm
actual image size: 24cm x 32cm

Description

Engraving by James Ward after Wright's self-portrait, c late 18th century, published by Colnaghi and Co, 1 February 1807. Joseph Wright (1734-1797), an English genre and portrait painter, was known as 'Wright of Derby', after the city in which he spent most of his life. He painted a number of self-portraits, and was also referred to as the 'Rembrandt of the Midlands'. His most famous works however, depict dramatically lit scenes of industry and science. Dimensions (overall): 530mm x 420mm.

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