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Creator:
Joseph Wright of Derby, 1734–1797, British, active in Italy (1773–75)
Title:

The Rev. and Mrs. Thomas Gisborne, of Yoxall Lodge, Staffordshire

Date:
1786
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 73 x 60 inches (185.4 x 152.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed and dated in black paint, lower right: "I. Wright Pinx^t. 1786"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.709
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
art | buckles | coat | conversation piece | couple | cravat | curls | dog (animal) | dress (costume) | fichu | gown | greyhound | hairpiece | hat | man | pencil | portfolio (container) | portrait | ruffles | sash | shawls | trees | trousers | umbrella | woman
Associated People:
Gisborne, Thomas (1758–1846), Church of England clergyman and religious writer
Gisborne, Mary (b. 1760)
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1167
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Stephen Daniels, Joseph Wright, Tate Publishing, London, 1999, p. 47, no. 35, NJ18 W95 D25 1999 (YCBA)

Derby Museums & Art Gallery, Catalogue of the Paintings by Joseph Wright, A.R.A., commonly called "Wright of Derby", together with some Original Drawings, and a complete Collection of Prints after his Works on view in the Corporation Art Gallery, The Strand, Derby, Derby, 1883, no. 82, Fiche B41 (YCBA)

Judy Egerton, Joseph Wright of Derby, 1734-1797, Londres, Tate Gallery, 7 fâevrier-22 avril 1990 ; Paris, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, 17 mai-23 juillet 1990 ; New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 6 septembre-2 dâecembre 1990 , Réunion des Musées Nationaux, Paris, 1990, p. 152, no. 94, NJ18 W95 +E5414 1990 Oversize (YCBA)

Judy Egerton, Wright of Derby, Tate Publishing, London, 1990, pp. 223-24, no. 146, NJ18 W95 +E54 1990 Oversize (YCBA)

Gisborne, Thomas 2758-1846, Dictionary of National Biography, 22, 2004, pp.356-57, DA28 D5 2004 (YCBA) Also Available Online (ORBIS)

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Benedict Nicolson, Joseph Wright of Derby : Painter of Light, Paul Mellon Foundation for British Art, London, New York, 1968, p. 199 (v.1),, cat. 67, pl. 269, NJ18 W95 +N53 Oversize (YCBA)

Benedict Nicolson, Thomas Gisborne and Wright of Derby, Burlington Magazine, vol. 107,no.743, February 1965, pp. 56, 58-63, N1 B87 + (YCBA) Available online through JStor.

Painting in England 1700-1850 from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, The Royal Academy of Arts Winter Exhibition 1964-65., , Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK, 1964, p. 70 (v.1), no. 253, pl. 72, ND466 R68 1964/65 (YCBA) Also available on Microfiche: Fiche B214 (YCBA)

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 135 (v.1), no. 256, pl. 218, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)

Michael Rosenthal, The art of Thomas Gainsborough, "a little business for the eye" , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1999, pp. 235-36, pl. 240, NJ18 G16 R67 1999 (YCBA)

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Roy C. Strong, The British portrait, 1660-1960, Antique Collectors' Club, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1991, p. 234, plate 221, ND1314 B743 1991 (YCBA)

Ellis Waterhouse, Dictionary of British 18th Century Painters in Oils and Crayons, Antique Collectors' Club, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1981, p. 429, ND466 +W38 Oversize (YCBA)

Alice Winchester, English Conversation Pieces from the Mellon Collection, Antiques, vol. 83, April 1963, p. 444, NK1125 A3 v. 83 OVERSIZE (HAAS)

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Yale University Art Gallery, Painting in England, 1700-1850, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, [exhibition at] Yale University Art Gallery, April 15-June 20, 1965. , vol. 1, W. Clowes and sons, New Haven, 1965, p. 64 (v.1), no. 236, pl. 72, ND466 Y35 (YCBA)


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