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Joseph Wright of Derby, Benedict Nicolson, 2 Volume Set, 1st edition 1968


Joseph Wright of Derby, by Benedict Nicolson, 2 Volume Set, complete.

Joseph Wright of Derby, Painter of Light. Studies in British Art. Published by The Paul Mellon Foundation for British Art, 1968; London: Routledge and Kegan Paul and New York: Pantheon Books. This is the British edition. First edition, 1968.

A near fine set of this comprehensive work on Joseph Wright (1734-1797). Minor wear and rubbing to dustjackets. Text is clean and bright. An impressive, high quality study. Volume 1: Text and Catalogue. Volume 2: Plates. 

xvi + 292pp + Index.
xiii + 221pp.

A substantial 2 Volume Set weighing approximately 3.4kg, unpacked.

Dimensions: each volume 322m high x 260mm wide.