16 September 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 4,750
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
William Pether (1738-1821), after Joseph Wright of Derby, A.R.A.
mezzotint on laid paper, good impression with margins, published 1772
S. 23½ x 18½in. (59.7 x 47cm.)
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The painting of An Academy by Lamplight was made for Lord Melbourne and exhibited at the Society of Artists in 1769. It is now in the Yale Center for British Art (Paul Mellon Collection).
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