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Erasmus Darwin

1 of 8 portraits of Erasmus Darwin

Erasmus Darwin, after Joseph Wright, (1770) - NPG 88 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Erasmus Darwin

after Joseph Wright
oil on canvas, (1770)
30 in. x 25 in. (760 mm x 635 mm)
Purchased, 1859
Primary Collection
NPG 88


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  • Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802), Physician and poet. Sitter in 8 portraits.

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  • Joseph Wright (1734-1797), Painter, known as 'Wright of Derby'. Artist associated with 19 portraits, Sitter associated with 7 portraits.

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