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A Philosopher Giving That Lecture on the Orrery in Which a Lamp Is Put in Place of the Sun
oil on canvas
H 147.3 x W 203.2 cm
gift via public subscription and presented to the Corporation Art Gallery as a memorial to the painter by a few of his admirers, 1884
"The Orerry" painted by Joseph Wright of Derby born Sep 3 1734 died Aug 17 1797 presented to the Corporation Art Gallery as a memorial to the painter by a few of his admirers Derby September 4 1884