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Joseph Wright of Derby: A Selection of Paintings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon

November 22, 1969 – April 26, 1970
Main Floor, Galleries 61, 63

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

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.

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.

Wright, Joseph
British, 1734 - 1797