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Smaller Italian Sketchbook (containing 43 drawings on 44 leaves)

Artist:
Joseph Wright (Wright of Derby) (British, Derby 1734–1797 Derby)
Date:
1774–75 (?)
Medium:
Graphite, pen and ink, grey and yellow wash
Dimensions:
Overall: 9 7/16 x 7 1/16 x 1/2 in. (24 x 18 x 1.3 cm) Sheet: 9 3/16 x 6 3/4 in. (23.4 x 17.1 cm)
Classification:
Sketchbooks
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1957
Accession Number:
57.102.1(1–44)
Not on view
Inscription: Graphite inscriptions on several sketches. Inside the front cover in graphite: "41 [sic] sketches/ By Joseph Wright of Derby". Inside back cover in pencil: "Book of Original/ Drawings by Joseph/ Wright of Derby/ 1774-5"
Vendor: through Thomas Agnew & Sons, Ltd. (London)
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