Joseph Wright of Derby, A.R.A (1734-1797)

Portrait of a Beggar, c. 1768-71

Oil on Canvas, 30 x 25in / 76.2 x 63.5cm

Provenance:

Probably Joseph Wright of Derby's posthumous studio sale 6th May 1801 lot 29 (6 gns) as 'Study of a Beggar'. Bt Borrow then sold to Richard Arkwright, Jnr (1781-1832), Mark Hall, Essex. Then by family descent. 1943 Alfred Savill & Son, The contents of Mark Hall, Harlow, Essex, lot 619 (30 1/2 gns). Then Private Collection, UK. 

 

Posted on March 17, 2017 and filed under Painting.