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Joseph Wright of Derby: A Journalist Lecturing on the Orrery  wikidata:Q1651874 reasonator:Q1651874
Artist
artist QS:P170,Q214062
Joseph Wright of Derby: A Journalist Lecturing on the Orrery
Title
Untitled, known as A Philosopher Giving that Lecture on the Orrery, in which a Lamp is put in place of the Sun or The Orrery
Object type painting Edit this at Wikidata
Genre conversation piece Edit this at Wikidata
Description
A public lecture about a model solar system, with a lamp—in place of the sun—illuminating the faces of the audience. .
Date circa 1766
date QS:P571,+1766-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902
Medium oil on canvas
medium QS:P186,Q296955;P186,Q12321255,P518,Q861259
Dimensions height: 147.2 cm (57.9 in) Edit this at Wikidata; width: 203.2 cm (80 in) Edit this at Wikidata
dimensions QS:P2048,+147.2U174728
dimensions QS:P2049,+203.2U174728
institution QS:P195,Q8012
Current location
institution QS:P195,Q8012
Exhibition history
References http://www.derbymuseums.org/joseph-wright-gallery/ Edit this at Wikidata
Source/Photographer europeana.eu
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A Philosopher Lecturing on the Orrery, a 1766 painting by Joseph Wright of Derby

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current13:24, 1 May 2016Thumbnail for version as of 13:24, 1 May 20166,527 × 4,581 (6.3 MB)HohumHigher resolution of same image is fine.
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04:33, 20 October 2006Thumbnail for version as of 04:33, 20 October 2006610 × 430 (33 KB)Ragesoss''A Philosopher Giving a Lecture on the Orrery'' (sometimes called simply ''The Orrery'') is a painting (oil on canvas, ca. 1766) by Joseph Wright of Derby depicting a public lecture about a model solar system, with a lamp—in plac
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