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Three Persons Viewing the Gladiator by Candlelight

Engraver:
William Pether (British, Carlisle ca. 1738–1821 Bristol)
Artist:
After Joseph Wright (Wright of Derby) (British, Derby 1734–1797 Derby)
Publisher:
Published London by William Pether (British, Carlisle ca. 1738–1821 Bristol)
Date:
July 10, 1769
Medium:
Mezzotint; third state of three (Clayton)
Dimensions:
plate: 18 15/16 x 21 7/8 in. (48.1 x 55.6 cm) sheet: 19 1/4 x 22 5/16 in. (48.9 x 56.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
53.600.564
Not on view
Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Tate (Clayton) P3 iii/iii; Chaloner Smith III.993.45 ii/ii
Roy Morris "Engravings after Joseph Wright" in Print Collector's Quarterly. vol. 19, 1932, pp. 95-96, ill.

Timothy Clayton "The Engravings and Publication of Prints of Joseph Wright's Paintings" in: Joseph Wright of Derby, exhibition catalogue, Tate Gallery. London, 1990, cat. no. 154 / P3 iii/iii, p. 236, ill.



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