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Joseph Wright of Derby

Portrait of Joseph Wright of Derby

Joseph Wright of Derby was an English artist born on September 3, 1734. Wright of Derby contributed to the Romantic and Baroque movements and died on August 29, 1797. Get notified when Joseph Wright of Derby's biography is complete:

A Philosopher Lecturing on the Orrery


A lighthouse on fire at night

c. 1770

A Blacksmith's Shop


The Alchemist


Iron Forge Viewed from Without


The Annual Girandola at the Castel Sant’Angelo, Rome


Lake by Moonlight with Castle on Hill


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