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John Michael Wright

John Michael Wright

Portrait Painter
Born May 25, 1617

John Michael Wright was a portrait painter in the Baroque style. Described variously as English and Scottish, Wright trained in Edinburgh under the Scots painter George Jamesone, and acquired a considerable reputation as an artist and scholar during a long sojourn in Rome. There he was admitted to the Accademia di San Luca, and was associated with some of the leading artists of his generation.… Read More

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1617 Birth A London birth certainly seems supported by a baptismal record, dated May 25, 1617, for a "Mighell Wryghtt", son of James Wright, described as a tailor and a citizen of London, in St Bride's Church, Fleet Street, London.


1694 77 Years Old The books were auctioned on June 4 and on August 1, 1694, John Michael Wright was buried at St Martin-in-the-Fields. … Read More
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