John Wright c1795
John Wright c1795
John Wright c1795
John Wright c1795

John Wright c1795

c. 1795 England

Offered by Cynthia Walmsley

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Portrait miniature of a gentleman with lightly powdered hair and wearing a blue jacket, white waistcoat and white knotted cravat. This miniature is typical of Wright's style being strongly painted with a slight yellow tinge to the flesh colour.

Watercolour on ivory in an oval gold frame the reverse with a lozenge of plaited hair in a glass reserve.

John Wright c1760-1820. He worked in London from 1795-1819 from Gerrard Street, Leicester Square and Burlington Gardens. He exhibited at the Royal Academy 1795-1819 and Hoppner and Lawrence were amongst his circle of friends. Examples of his work can be seen in the V & A Museum, National Portrait Gallery and the British Museum.
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Dimensions
Height 7.50 cm (2.95 inches)
Width 6.00 cm (2.36 inches)
Stock Code
CK
Medium
Watercolour on ivory
Cynthia Walmsley

Cynthia Walmsley
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Nottingham
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