Joseph Wright of Derby.
First Published in Great Britain 1968 by The Paul Mellon Foundation for British Art, 38 Bury Street, Lodnon, S.W.1 in association with Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd., Broadway house, Carter Lane, London, E.C.4.
Book: 4to, two volumes [323 x 260mm, 12¾ x 10¼"] with green cloth covers with title in gilt along spine; illustrated. pp.545. Spine broken on volume I; no dustjackets, spine rubbed and worn.
Two volume biographical and interpretative study, which attempts to present Wright in every aspect. It records what is known about his life, affords a critical commentary on his painting; describes his friends and associates, and provides a catalogue of the surviving paintings. Nicolson's work is highly regarded and considered to be very important.
Ex: Collection of Judy Egerton.
[Ref: 27350] £95.00