Joseph Wright of Derby painted this imposing portrait of the celebrated cotton manufacturer and inventor in circa 1787 when he had become well established as a leading figure in Derby.  From 1769 until 1782 Strutt had been in partnership with Richard Arkwright whose famous portrait is one of Wright’s greatest masterpieces and is on loan to Derby Art Gallery.  Both Strutt and Arkwright were successful self made men and were characters with whom Wright felt particular affinity

Joseph Wright of Derby painted this imposing portrait of the celebrated cotton manufacturer and inventor in circa 1787 when he had become well established as a leading figure in Derby. From 1769 until 1782 Strutt had been in partnership with Richard Arkwright whose famous portrait is one of Wright’s greatest masterpieces and is on loan to Derby Art Gallery. Both Strutt and Arkwright were successful self made men and were characters with whom Wright felt particular affinity

Sir Richard Arkwright (1732 - 1792)  Arkwright is considered the father of the modern industrial factory system and his inventions were a catalyst for the Industrial Revolution.

Sir Richard Arkwright (1732 - 1792) Arkwright is considered the father of the modern industrial factory system and his inventions were a catalyst for the Industrial Revolution.

Richard Arkwright e la Prima Fabbrica Moderna

Richard Arkwright e la Prima Fabbrica Moderna

Sir Richard Arkwright was born in 1732. A former peruke maker, he went on to become a pioneer of the Industrial Revolution through his inventions of cotton spinning machinery and manufacture. Arkwright began building in Cromford in August 1771 and created the world’s first successful water powered cotton spinning mill; a vital step towards full scale factory production.

Sir Richard Arkwright was born in 1732. A former peruke maker, he went on to become a pioneer of the Industrial Revolution through his inventions of cotton spinning machinery and manufacture. Arkwright began building in Cromford in August 1771 and created the world’s first successful water powered cotton spinning mill; a vital step towards full scale factory production.

Making the Modern World - Richard Arkwright

Making the Modern World - Richard Arkwright

Sir Richard Arkwright 1732-1792 English Textile Industrialist And Inventor From The Book Gallery Of Portraits- Published London 1833 Canvas Art - Ken Welsh Design Pics (13 x 17)

Sir Richard Arkwright 1732-1792 English Textile Industrialist And Inventor From The Book Gallery Of Portraits- Published London 1833 Canvas Art - Ken Welsh Design Pics (13 x 17)

Signature Of Sir Richard Arkwright 1732 1792 English Textile Industrialist And Inventor Canvas Art - Ken Welsh Design Pics (20 x 10)

Signature Of Sir Richard Arkwright 1732 1792 English Textile Industrialist And Inventor Canvas Art - Ken Welsh Design Pics (20 x 10)

Richard Arkwright - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Richard Arkwright - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Sir Richard Arkwright 1732 - 1792 English Textile Industrialist And Inventor From The National And Domestic History Of England By William Aubrey Published London Circa 1890 Canvas Art - Ken Welsh Des

Sir Richard Arkwright 1732 - 1792 English Textile Industrialist And Inventor From The National And Domestic History Of England By William Aubrey Published London Circa 1890 Canvas Art - Ken Welsh Des

SIR RICHARD ARKWRIGHT & CO'S ~ SEWING & CROCHET COTTONS. (MUMBLES)

SIR RICHARD ARKWRIGHT & CO'S ~ SEWING & CROCHET COTTONS. (MUMBLES)

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