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Water pump/1
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II. Joseph Wright of Derby's experiment
II. Joseph Wright of Derby's experiment
III.NOCTURNES
III.NOCTURNES
III.NOCTURNES
III.NOCTURNES
III.NOCTURNES
III.NOCTURNES
III. NOCTURNES
III.NOCTURNES
English translation is upcoming
IV. NOT TESTED ON ANIMALS
IV. NOT TESTED ON ANIMALS

Wright of Derby. Art and Science

An icon of the Enlightenment and some reflections in the era of pandemics

Scientific coordination: Alessandra Griffo

Texts: Laura Donati, Cristina Gnoni, Alessandra Griffo, Giorgio Strano

Coordination: Francesca Sborgi

Web editing: Andrea Biotti

Translations: Stephen Tobin, Eurotrad srl

Photographs

For the works in the collections of the Uffizi Galleries: Francesco del Vecchio, Roberto Palermo; for the Water pump: Florence, Galileo Museum, photo by Franca Principe; Joseph Wright 'of Derby'. An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump. 1768. Presented by Edward Tyrrell, 1863. © The National Gallery, London

NB: each image in the virtual exhibition can be enlarged to view it in finer detail.

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