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Arthur Devis (1711 - 1787)

Lot 75: ARTHUR DEVIS 1711-1787 PORTRAIT OF MR THOMAS

Sotheby's

June 30, 2005
London, United Kingdom

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Description

full length, standing in an interior, wearing a blue coat and yellow waistcoat, a hat beneath his arm, holding a glove in his left hand

oil on canvas, in a carved wood frame

PROVENANCE

By descent from the sitter to Mary Thomas, Lady Dalrymple-White;
Bought by Agnew, 1958

LITERATURE AND REFERENCES

Ellen D'Oench, unpublished PhD Thesis, Arthur Devis, Master of the Georgian Conversation Piece, 1979, p.419, no.151;
Ellen D'Oench, The Conversation Piece: Arthur Devis and his Contemporaries, exh. cat., 1989, p.88, no.151

Dimensions

49 by 34 cm., 19 1/4 by 13 1/4 in.

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