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The Fire Judges: Sir William Ellys

My earlier posts on John Michael Wright’s portraits of the “fire judges” judges are here: https://neiljstevenson.wordpress.com/2014/06/15/john-michael-wright-and-john-evelyn-part-3/ and here: https://neiljstevenson.wordpress.com/2014/06/26/john-michael-wright-the-fire-judges-an-update/ In this mini post I’m simply sharing a photo of the portrait of Sir William Ellys (currently in the Royal Courts … Continue reading

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John Michael Wright & The Fire Judges: An Update

My last post on John Evelyn’s diary entries that mention the painter John Michael Wright concentrated on Wright’s portraits of the “fire judges” originally painted for the Guildhall. ┬áSince that post a few additional pieces of information have come to … Continue reading

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John Michael Wright and John Evelyn: Part 3

In this final post on John Evelyn’s diary entries that mention the painter John Michael Wright, we jump from 1662 to the 1670s. This is Evelyn’s last mention of Wright in his diary and begins the tragic tale of the … Continue reading

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