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A list of Joseph Wright of Derby artwork, including all notable Joseph Wright of Derby paintings, sculptures and other works of art, with photos when available. These popular Joseph Wright of Derby pieces are sorted alphabetically by the title of the work of art. These are some of Joseph Wright of Derby's most famous art pieces, so if you're wondering what art was made by Joseph Wright of Derby and how many major pieces of art Joseph Wright of Derby made then this list is a great resource. If you want to know more about these pieces of renowned Joseph Wright of Derby artwork, then click on their names for additional information.

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Joseph Wright of Derby is a renowned artist celebrated by people from all around the world, so skip a day at the museum and check out these historic works of art that were created by Joseph Wright of Derby. {#nodes}
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A Philosopher by Lamplight


A Philosopher by lamplight is a painting by Joseph Wright of Derby. It is not known when Wright painted the picture, but it was first exhibited in 1769 in London with the Society of Artists. This was one of the earliest of many lamplight or candlelight paintings and portraits for which Wright is ...more

Artist: Joseph Wright of Derby

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A Philosopher Lecturing on the Orrery


A Philosopher Lecturing on the Orrery, or the full title, A Philosopher giving a Lecture on the Orrery in which a lamp is put in place of the Sun, is a painting by Joseph Wright of Derby depicting a lecturer giving a demonstration of an orrery to a small audience. The painting preceded his similar ...more

Artist: Joseph Wright of Derby

Genres (Art): History painting

Art Form: Painting

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An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump


An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump is a 1768 oil-on-canvas painting by Joseph Wright of Derby, one of a number of candlelit scenes that Wright painted during the 1760s. The painting departed from convention of the time by depicting a scientific subject in the reverential manner formerly ...more

Artist: Joseph Wright of Derby

Genres (Art): History painting

Art Form: Painting

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An Iron Forge Viewed from Without (1773) is a painting by British artist Joseph Wright. ...more

Artist: Joseph Wright of Derby

Genres (Art): Genre art

Art Form: Painting

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