Portrait of Jedediah Strutt by Joseph Wright of Derby

Portrait of Jedediah Strutt (1726-1797), hosier and cotton manufacturer.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
127 x 102 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,346 ( Total: £9,387)
Acquired in:
1976
Vendor:
Agnew's

In 1758 the sitter patented the new rib machine for stockings.

Provenance

By descent from Jedediah Strutt to Lord Belper.

Venue details

Derby Museum and Art Gallery The Strand, DERBY Derbyshire DE1 1BS 01332 641 901 www.derbymuseums.org

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