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Creator Joseph Wright of Derby, 1734–1797, British, active in Italy (1773–75)
Title The Dead Soldier
Date ca. 1789
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions 40 x 50 inches (101.6 x 127 cm)
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1974.3.25
Collection Paintings and Sculpture
Link to This Record http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1666764
Subject Terms battle | cannons (artillery) | child | costume | death | genre subject | landscape | mourning | sadness | smoke | soldier | tent | war | woman
Publications

Benedict Nicolson, Joseph Wright of Derby, painter of light, Paul Mellon Foundation for British Art, London, New York, 1968, pp. 65, 66, 153, 247 (vol. 1); p.180 (vol.2), lot 85, pl. 281, NJ18 W95 N53 + (YCBA)


Joseph Wright of Derby, 1734-1797, a loan exhibition : Durlacher Bros., March 1 through March 26, 1960., Durlacher Brothers Gallery, London, 1960, p.9, 24, V 0629 (YCBA)


Solomon Charles Kaines Smith, Wright of Derby, F. A. Stokes, New York, 1922, p. 150, 236, NJ18 W95 S55 (YCBA)


William Bemrose, The life and works of Joseph Wright, A.R.A., commonly called "Wright of Derby.", Bemrose & sons, London and Derby, 1885, pp. 70-74, Folio AN 86 (YCBA)


Ellis Waterhouse, Painting in Britain, 1530 to 1790, Yale University Press, New Haven London, 1994, pp. 209, 214, pl. 171b, ND464 W37 1994 (YCBA)


Art & visual culture, 1600-1850 : academy to avant-garde, , Tate Publishing, London, 2012, pp. 191. 192, Pl. 5.11, N6756 .A78 2012 (YCBA)


Robert Rosenblum, Sources of Two Paintings by Joseph Wright of Derby, Journal of the Warburg and Courtald Institutes, vol. 25, London, 1962, pp. 135-6, pl. D, AS122 L8515 25 (YCBA)


Elizabeth E. Barker, Documents Relating to Joseph Wright of Derby (1734-97), Volume of the Walpole Society, vol. 71, London, 2009, pp. 4, 22, 129, 131, 146, 194-6, 207-8, N12 B87+ 92 (YCBA)


Benedict Nicolson, "Wright of Derby" at Sheffield, Burlington Magazine, vol. 92, London, 1950, p. 271, N1 B87+ 92 (YCBA)


Ronald Paulson, Zoffany and Wright of Derby : Contexts of English Art in the Late Eighteenth Century, Eighteenth Century Studies, vol. 3, Baltimore, 1969, p. 295, NX452 E54 3 (YCBA)


Martin Hopkinson, Paul Sandby and the Secrets of Aquatint, Print Quarterly, vol. 20, London, 2003, p. 381, NE1 P765 20 (YCBA)


Frederick J. Cummings, Boothby, Rousseau, and the Romantic Malady, Burlington Magazine, vol. 110, London, 1968, p. 666, N1 B87+ 110 (YCBA)


[Front Matter] : Advertisement : Ben Elwis, Burlington Magazine, vol. 148, London, 2006, p. iii, N1 B87+ 148:2 (YCBA)


James Thomas Flexner, George Washington as an Art Collector, American Art Journal, vol. 4, New York, 1972, p. 26, N6505 A618 (HAAS)


Simon Macdonald, To 'shew virtue and its own image' : William Hodges's "The Effects of Peace and the Consequences of War, 1794-1795", British Art Journal, vol. 9, London, 2008, pp. 60-1, N6761 B74+ 9 (YCBA)


David Alexander, Review : The Single Prints of James Heath, Print Quarterly, vol. 19, London, 2002, pp. 88, 90, 92, NE1 P765 19 (YCBA)


Putting the Poor in their Place : A Brief Guide : University Art Gallery, SUNY-Bingham, March 7 - April 20, 1986, Binghamton, 1986, ND466 P87 (YCBA)

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