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Portrait of Thomas Wright

Artist:
Thomas Frye (Irish, Edenderry 1711/12–1762 London)
Sitter:
Thomas Wright (British, Durham 1711–1786 Durham)
Date:
April 18, 1737
Medium:
Mezzotint
Dimensions:
Plate: 5 7/16 × 3 7/8 in. (13.9 × 9.9 cm) Sheet: 5 1/2 × 3 15/16 in. (14 × 9.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.3.756-2321
Not on view
Signature: in plate: "Thos. Frye Pinx-t et Fec-t / April y-e 18th 1737"

Inscription: in plate, lower center: "Thomas Wright"
Chaloner Smith 8; O'Donoghue 1
John Chaloner Smith British Mezzotinto Portraits...from the introduction of the art to the early part of the present century. Henry Sotheran & Company, vols. 1-4, 1878–83, vol. II, p. 519, no. 8.

Freeman O'Donoghue Catalogue of Engraved British Portraits Preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum. vols. 1-5, London, 1908–22, vol. IV, p. 550, no. 1.



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