National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of Portrait of a Gentleman Joseph Wright (painter)
British, 1734 - 1797
Portrait of a Gentleman, c. 1770-1773
oil on canvas
overall: 128 x 102 cm (50 3/8 x 40 3/16 in.)
Andrew W. Mellon Collection
1940.1.11
On View
From the Tour: British Conversation Pieces and Portraits of the 1700s
Object 5 of 6

1941Preliminary Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 43, as Richard, Earl Howe by John Singleton Copley.
1942Book of Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 249, repro. 7, as Richard, Earl Howe by John Singleton Copley.
1949Paintings and Sculpture from the Mellon Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1949 (reprinted 1953 and 1958): 130, repro., as Richard, Earl Howe, by John Singleton Copley.
1965Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 140, as Richard, Earl Howe.
1968European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 127, repro., as Richard, Earl Howe.
1968Nicolson, Benedict. Joseph Wright of Derby: Painter of Light. 2 vols. London, 1968: 1:36, 207; 2:pl. 90.
1970American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 166, repro., as Richard, Earl Howe (?).
1975European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 376, repro., as Richard, Earl Howe (?).
1975Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1975: no. 530, color repro.
1980American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 307, as Richard, Earl Howe (?).
1985European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 439, repro., as Richard, Earl Howe (?).
1992Hayes, John. British Paintings of the Sixteenth through Nineteenth Centuries. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1992: 342-344, repro. 343.

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