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Arthur Devis (1711 - 1787)

Lot 32: ARTHUR DEVIS 1711-1787

Sotheby's

November 23, 2006
London, United Kingdom

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Description

VARIOUS PROPERTIES

PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN

measurements note
56 by 7.5 cm., 22 by 14 ½ in.

Full length, standing before a rocky cliff, wearing a brown suit and buff waistcoat, his right arm on a tree stump and holding his hat

oil on canvas

PROVENANCE

With Sabin Galleries, London by 1956

EXHIBITED

Sabin Galleries, English Portraits 1700-1800, 1956

LITERATURE

Illustrated London News, 10th November 1956, p. 804, illus.;
Ellen d'Oench, Arthur Devis: Master of the Georgian Conversation Piece, unpublished PhD. thesis, 1979, no. 210

NOTE

Ellen d'Oench has dated the portrait c. 1750-51.

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Important British Paintings (1500-1850)

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