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Creator Arthur Devis, 1712–1787, British
Title An Unknown Man with His Daughter
Alternate Title(s) A Gentleman with his daughter on a terrace
Gentleman and his Daughter
Date between 1746 and 1748
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions 19 1/4 x 13 1/2 inches (48.9 x 34.3 cm)
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1981.25.229
Collection Paintings and Sculpture
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Subject Terms basket | black | cap (headgear) | conversation piece | cuffs | daughter | flowers (plants) | gentleman | girl | leaning | man | portrait | staircase | steps | wall

Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon., Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, p. 119 (v.1), no. 225, pl. 76, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)

Ellen G. D'Oench, Arthur Devis (1712-1787): master of the Georgian conversation piece, , University Microfilms International, Ann Arbor, Mich., 1982, p. 479, No. 237, NJ18 D5151 D635 1979A (YCBA)

Ellen G. D'Oench, The Conversation Piece: Arthur Devis & his contemporaries, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1980, pp. 52, 92, cat. no. 17; AD List no. 237, pl. 17, NJ18 D5151 D64 OVERSIZE

Catherine M. Gordon, British paintings Hogarth to Turner, Frederick Warne, London, 1981, p. 14, ND466 G67 (YCBA)

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