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Bemrose, William, 1831–1908
The life and works of Joseph Wright, A.R.A., commonly called "Wright of Derby" / by William Bemrose ... ; with a preface by Cosmo Monkhouse ; illustrated with two etchings by Mr. F. Seymour Haden, and other plates and woodcuts.
London ; Derby : Bemrose & Sons, 1885.
Physical Description:
x, 128 pages, [7] unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations, portraits, genealogical table ; 40 cm
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Folio F N 78
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Folio A 2018 11
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Michael D. Coe, Yale MAH 1968
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With a frontispiece portrait of Joseph Wright and vignette portrait of him on the title page.
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 46 of 100 in the large paper edition. With the armorial bookplate of Walter Ambrose Harding, Madingley Hall. Previously owned by William Henry Bruton. Has tipped in (above limitation statement) a watercolor by an unidentified artist, perhaps Stothard. The watercolor was previously attributed to Wright.
Subject Terms:
Bruton, William Henry -- Provenance.
Harding, Walter Ambrose -- Bookplate.
Painters -- England -- Biography.
Wright, Joseph, 1734-1797.
Etchings -- 1885.
Watercolors (paintings)
Monkhouse, W. Cosmo (William Cosmo), 1840-1901, writer of introduction.
Haden, Francis Seymour, 1818-1910, etcher.
Stothard, Thomas, 1755-1834.
Bemrose & Sons, publisher.