Portrait of Richard Arkwright Junior with his Wife Mary and Daughter Anne
- Art Funded
- 244 x 158.5 cm
- Art Fund grant
- £55,000 (Total: £1,217,500; Export stopped)
- Private vendor
The sitter also worked in the family cotton business and was an astute financier. He acted as banker to the gentry and aristocracy including Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire. This portrait was a pendant to Wright's painting of his father, and originally hung in the family home at Willersley Castle.
By family descent in the Arkwright family; Sotheby's, 2001; private collection.