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Wright, Joseph locked

(b Bordentown, NJ, July 16, 1756; d Philadelphia, PA, Sept 13, 1793).
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American painter, sculptor and engraver. He probably received his first art training from his mother, the wax modeler Patience Wright. After the death of his father in 1769, he was placed in the Academy in Philadelphia, while Patience opened a waxworks in New York. In ...

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