Monthly Archives: May 2014

John Michael Wright and John Evelyn: Part 2

“3rd October 1662: Thence went to visite one Mr. Wright, a Scots-man, who had lived long at Rome was esteemed a good Painter. The Pictures of the Judges at Guild-hall are of his hand, and so are some pieces in … Continue reading

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John Michael Wright and John Evelyn: Part 1

(Evelyn’s manuscript diary, image (c) British Library) John Evelyn mentions the painter John Michael Wright just 4 times in his voluminous diaries but these short references remain an important source of information on the painter. The next few posts are … Continue reading

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