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An Opening in a Cloudy Sky (Smaller Italian Sketchbook, leaf 13 recto)

Artist:
Joseph Wright (Wright of Derby) (British, Derby 1734–1797 Derby)
Date:
1774–75 (?)
Medium:
Graphite, pen and ink, brown and green wash
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 3/16 x 6 3/4 in. (23.4 x 17.1 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1957
Accession Number:
57.102.1(13)
Not on view
Inscription: below in graphite: "an Openingin a Cloudy Sky the middle part Blue/ the edges of the Clouds very bright & surrounded by/ Blueish Grey"
Vendor: through Thomas Agnew & Sons, Ltd. (London)
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