Joseph Wright of Derby

The Corinthian Maid



Joseph Wright of Derby - The Corinthian Maid

Literature

John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 590


Provenance

Painted for Josiah Wedgwood (1730-1795), Etruria, Staffordshire
John Greaves (born 1793), Irlam Hall, near Manchester, by 1831
Charles Meigh, Grove House, Shelton, Staffordshire
sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 21-22 June 1850, 1st day, nr. 108, bought in
anonymous [Meigh] sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, 18 June 1859, nr. 202
purchased by John Bentley, Esq. (1797-1879), Birch House, near Bolton, Lancashire, and Portland Place, London
his estate
sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 15 May 1886, nr. 72
purchased by McLean
William Bemrose
by descent to Colonel W. Wright-Bemrose, Littleover Hill, Derby
A. Ralph Robotham, The White House, Darley Abbey, Derby, by 1947
sold to Gooden & Fox, Ltd., London
purchased August 1962 by Paul Mellon, Upperville, Virginia
gift 1983 to NGA

External links

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Accession number 1983.1.46

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Joseph Wright of Derby An Iron Forge Viewed from Without
An Iron Forge Viewed from Without
1773

Joseph Wright of Derby The Old Man and Death
The Old Man and Death

Joseph Wright of Derby Sir Richard Arkwright
Sir Richard Arkwright
c.1783-1785

Joseph Wright of Derby Portrait of Thomas Oldknow
Portrait of Thomas Oldknow

Joseph Wright of Derby
The Corinthian Maid
c. 1783-84
106.3 x 130.8 cm
Oil on canvas
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Paul Mellon Collection