Joseph Wright of Derby, 'An Iron Forge' 1772
Joseph Wright of Derby
An Iron Forge 1772
Oil on canvas
support: 1213 x 1320 mm
frame: 1458 x 1570 x 123 mm
Purchased with assistance from the National Heritage Memorial Fund, the Art Fund and the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1992

A free 15-minute talk by a Tate Guide on a work from the Tate collection. This month, find out about Joseph Wright of Derby’s An Iron Forge 1772, one of his famous depictions of new inventions and technology.