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Creator:
Attributed to Richard Hurleston, active 1763–1780, British
formerly attributed to Joseph Wright of Derby, 1734–1797, British, active in Italy (1773–75)
Title:
Joseph Wright of Derby
Date:
between 1774 and 1776
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 26 1/2 x 22 1/4 inches (67.3 x 56.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.369
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
black | brown | costume | man | oval | portrait | red | self-portrait | turban | volcano
Associated People:
Wright, Joseph, of Derby (1734–1797), painter
Access:
Not on view
Exhibition History:
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Artists' Portraits (Yale Center for British Art, - )

Joseph Wright of Derby in Liverpool (Yale Center for British Art, 2008-05-22 - 2008-08-30)

Joseph Wright of Derby in Liverpool (Walker Art Gallery, 2007-11-17 - 2008-02-24)

Publications:
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Christie's sale catalogue : Catalogue of a valuable assemblage of ancient and modern pictures : 23 July 1887, Christie's, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, July 23, 1887, p. 16, lot 132, Fiche B51 (YCBA)

Christie's sale catalogue : Old pictures and drawings from various sources : 28 February 1958, Christie's, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, February 28, 1958, p. 11, Lot 80, Fiche B51 (YCBA)

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. 64 (v.1), no. 233, 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); p. 224 (v.2), no. 257, pl. 224, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:857
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