John Wright was born in Scotland. Wright arrived in northern California aboard the Humboldt in 1853 and was active there until the early 1860s as a resident of Vallejo. A landscape of the redwoods is extant.
Exh: Calif. State Fair, 1859. In: Society of Calif. Pioneers.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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