Joseph Wright-Peter Perez Burdett & his First Wife
This Neoclassicism portrait titled, Peter Perez Burdett and his First Wife Hannah is made by the famous painter, Joseph Wright using oil on canvas in 1765. Joseph Wright of Derby also painted Dovedale by Moonlight, capturing the rural landscape of a narrow valley called Dovedale, 14 miles northeast of Wright's hometown of Derby, at night with a full moon. It hangs in the Allen Memorial Art Museum at Oberlin College. Its companion piece, Dovedale by Sunlight captures the colors of day.