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Friday, May 6, 2011

Wright, Joseph



The Cloister of San Cosimato
1789
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.