Event: JOSEPH WRIGHT OF DERBY: SELF-PORTRAIT AS AN EXPERIMENTAL ARTIST
Organizer: Paul Mellon Centre
Speakers: Martin Postle
Date: Dec 1st 6:00pm UK Time. Equivalent times:
Americas - PT: Dec 1st 10:00am | ET: Dec 1st 1:00pm.
Europe - UK: Dec 1st 6:00pm | CET: Dec 1st 7:00pm.
APAC - CST/HKT/SGT: Dec 2nd 2:00am | AET: Dec 2nd 5:00am.
"Joseph Wright’s remarkable self-portrait was acquired for the nation by Derby Museum earlier this year, having been hidden away in a private collection for two hundred and fifty years since it was presented by the artist to a close friend. This flamboyant self-portrait is unique in Wright’s oeuvre, being the only one of its kind to depict him as an artist engaged in the creative act..."
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS AND CREDITS
Paul Mellon Centre
Cover image credits: William Orpen, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons