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Creator:
Arthur Devis, 1712–1787, British
Title:
Gentleman with a Cannon
Date:
1741
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 18 x 12 3/4 inches (45.7 x 32.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed and dated in brown paint, lower left: "ADevis pinx | 1741"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Bequest of John Davis Skilton, Jr.
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1993.22.1
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
breeches | buckles | cannon | costume | cravat | engageantes | figure study | gloves | lake | landscape | man | redingote (overcoat) | ruffle | stockings | sword | tricorne | uniform | waistcoat | water
Access:
Not on view
Exhibition History:
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The Conversation Piece - Arthur Devis & His Contemporaries (Yale Center for British Art, 1980-10-01 - 1980-11-30)

Publications:
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Ellen G. D'Oench, Arthur Devis (1712-1787): master of the Georgian conversation piece, , University Microfilms International, Ann Arbor, Mich., 1982, p. 91, 246, 321, 454, No. 198, 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. 10-11, 44-45, 90, cat. no. 5; AD List 198, pl. 5, NJ18 D5151 D64 OVERSIZE

Sydney H Paviere, The Devis family of painters, F. Lewis, Publishers, Limited, Leigh-on-Sea, 1950, pp. 35, 43, AD List no. 46, pl. 19, NJ18 D515 P28 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4944
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