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Wright, Joseph, of Derby (1734-1797), painter

Judy E. Egerton

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/30044
Wright, Joseph, of Derby (1734-1797), painter


Background, training, and early works | 1760-1773: early portraiture and first decade of exhibited works | Candlelight pictures | Liverpool: portraits and industrial subjects | Italy and Bath | Portraits and literary subjects | One-man exhibition, 1785 | Last years

Reference Entry.  5077 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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