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Creator:
Wright, Joseph, 1734-1797.
Title(s):

Joseph Wright notebook.

Published/Created:
1775-1780.
Physical Description:
1 v. : ill. ; 32 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
In Process ND1130.B3 W7 1775+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Arthur Weyhe
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Archives & Manuscripts
Subject Terms:
Bardwell, Thomas, 1704-1767. Practice of painting and perspective made easy
Color -- Early works to 1800.
Darwin, Erasmus, 1731-1802 -- Correspondence.
Paint mixing -- Early works to 1800.
Painting -- Technique -- Early works to 1800.
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820.
Wright, Joseph, 1734-1797.
Form/Genre:
Notebooks.
Letters of introduction.
Contributors:
Darwin, Erasmus, 1731-1802.
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  • Comprises: 48 pages copied from Thomas Bardwell's "Observations on Painting" (i.e. his The practice of painting and perspective made easy, first published in 1756), with annotations by Wright (1780)
  • 2 pages of notes by Wright on Benjamin West's techniques and color (1775)
  • 1 letter (2 pages, laid in), from Erasmus Darwin, dated 22 November 1775, introducing Wright to patrons in Bath, England.

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