Joseph Wright of Derby
18th-century English painter (1734-1797)
Wright showed the contrast of light and dark. His paintings of early science in the English Midlands, show the Age of Enlightenment.
References, notes and sourcesEdit
- F. D. Klingender; quoted in Ellis Waterhouse, Painting in Britain 1530 to 1790, Fourth Edition, New York, Viking Penguin, 1978; p. 285.
- "Gallery of Joseph Wright paintings at Derby Museum and Art Gallery". Archived from the original on 2010-08-30. Retrieved 2021-01-20.
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