Friday, May 6, 2011

Wright, Joseph

The Cloister of San Cosimato
Oil on mahogany, 61 x 81 cm
Staatliche Museen, Berlin

Wright, Joseph (1734 - 1797)
English painter.
He was the best European painter of artificial light of his day.
His pictures of technological subjects, partly inspired by the Dutch followers of Caravaggio.