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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 ...