John Michael Wright (British artist, 1617-1694) Barbara Palmer, nee Villiers, Duchess of Cleveland 1670

John Michael Wright’s Pearl Necklace

The Art of Pearls

John Michael Wright was a baroque portrait painter. Born in London in 1617, he was trained in Scotland by painter George Jamesone and went on to spend much of his career in Rome, Italy. He was admitted to the Accademia di San Luca (Academy of Saint Luke), an association of artists in Rome. It was there he really made […]