American, 18th century, male.
Born 16 July 1756, in Bordentown (New Jersey); died 1793, in Philadelphia.
Painter, sculptor, modeller, medallist. Portraits.
Joseph Wright's mother was the sculptor Patience Wright. In 1772 he travelled to London where he was a pupil of Benjamin West and of Hoppner. He exhibited a portrait of his mother modelled in wax at the Royal Academy in ...