Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

Lavinia Dorothy Wright

 (1805 - 1869)
Lavinia Dorothy Wright was active/lived in New York, South Carolina.  Lavinia Wright is known for still life and portrait paintings.

Lavinia Dorothy Wright

    RITE    click to hear

Biography from the Archives of askART

These Notes represent the beginning of a possible future biography for this artist. Please click here if you wish to help in its development.

Described as an "amateur still life and portrait artist", Lavinia Wright was born in Charleston, South Carolina where she met and married engraver Charles Cushing Wright in 1820.  The couple lived in New York City.  She was noted as an educator and champion of women's rights.

A manuscript biography of her and her husband is in the New York Historical Society.

Sources include:
Peter Hastings Falk (Editor). Who Was Who in American Art

** If you discover credit omissions or have additional information to add, please let us know at

Share an image of the Artist

  Full access to biographies is
  free each Friday

About  Lavinia Dorothy Wright

Born:  1805 - Charleston, South Carolina
Died:   1869 - New York, New York
Known for:  still life and portrait paintings