Joseph Wright of Derby (1734-1797)

Portrait of Evelyn Chadwick of West Leake, Nottinghamshire (b. 1741)

C 1790-95

Oil on Canvas, 50 x 40in / 125 x 100cm in a carved and gilded frame. 

Provenance: By descent in the family of the sitter. Jules Porges (1839-1921), acquired before 1920 and by descent to his only child Henrietta Helene, Marquise de la Ferte-Meun. 

Literature:

B. Nicholson, Joseph Wright of Derby: Painter of Light, London 1968, vol. I, p.186 (as A Half length of Mr Chadwick, £25.4 Among late pictures). 

 

Posted on March 17, 2017 and filed under Painting.