Joseph Wright of Derby

A Selection of Paintings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon

November 22, 1969 – April 26, 1970

West Building Main Floor

THIS EXHIBITION IS NO LONGER ON VIEW AT THE NATIONAL GALLERY.

Overview: This show included 19 paintings and a pastel self-portrait. Third in the series of exhibitions of the work of a single British artist from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, it was arranged by Ross Watson.

Image: Joseph Wright, Italian Landscape, 1790, oil on canvas, Paul Mellon Collection, 1983.1.47

Attendance: 149,624

Catalog: Joseph Wright of Derby: A Selection of Paintings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, by Ross Watson. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1969.

Related Artists

Wright, Joseph
British
, 1734 - 1797