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The Captive

Photo credit: Derby Museums Trust

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More information


after 1774


oil on canvas


H 101.6 x W 127 cm

Accession number


Acquisition method

bequeathed by Mrs Florence May Lousada, 1954

Work type


Inscription description

1. The Captive 1734 Joseph Wright ARA 1797 (Wright of Derby) 2. Exhibited London 1778 3. a great deal of information about the artists subject and quotes from Sterne on paper labels


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