Portrait of Joseph Banks Wright by his mother Sophia Wright March 1817

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Artwork/Painting/Oil
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Brief Description
Small oil painting housed in a shallow hinged box. The painting depicts a boy wearing a navy coat with many buttons and a white ruffled collar. He stands in a garden in front of a column and flowers with a cricket bat over his shoulder. Written on the back of the painting is "Joseph Banks Wright / painted by his mother / Sophia Wright / 1817". On top of the painting is a gold-coloured metal frame, and both sit in a velvet-lined box with leather covering which is hinged and snaps shut. Sticker on back of leather case "523" handwritten in blue biro.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 27 W: 155 D: 136mm (H: 1 1/16 W: 6 1/8 D: 5 3/8")
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Location
In storage
Registration No
M6599
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Mr Anthony Baer.

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