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Creator:
Arthur Devis, 1712–1787, British
Title:

Children in an Interior

Former Title(s):

Children in an interior, formerly The Cholmondeley Children [1980, D'Oench, The Conversation Piece, exhibition catalogue]

Portrait of a Group of Children

Date:
ca. 1743
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 39 x 49 3/4 inches (99.1 x 126.4 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.5
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
arch | architecture | boys | brothers | bust | cane | card table | chairs | children | columns (architectural elements) | conversation piece | costume | daughters | decoration | family | fireplace | fresco | games | girls | group portrait | heir | interior | Ionic | kite | mantels | ornament | overmantel | paintings | Palladian window | pilasters | playing cards | portrait | sewing basket | sons | stucco | toys
Access:
On view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5015
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Acquisitions : The First Decade 1977-1986, Yale Center for British Art , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1986, pp. 9, 12,13, no. 12, fig. 5, N590.2 A7 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Geoffrey W. Beard, The compleat gentleman, five centuries of aristocratic life , Rizzoli, New York, 1992, p. 29, HT653 G7 B415 1992 (YCBA)

Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 86-87, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

Albert M. Craig, The heritage of world civilizations, Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2000, p. 623, CB69 H45X 2000 + (SML)

Ellen G. D'Oench, Arthur Devis (1712-1787): master of the Georgian conversation piece, , University Microfilms International, Ann Arbor, Mich., 1982, pp. 52, 246, no. 37, fg. 100, 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. 12, 46-47, 92, cat. no. 8, AD List no. 246, pl.. 8, NJ18 D5151 D64 OVERSIZE

Elisabeth Fairman, Pleasures and pastimes, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Connecticut, 1990, p. 12, no. 59, DA485 F25 1990 (YCBA)

Andrew Graham-Dixon, A history of British art, BBC, London, UK, 1996, p. 85, No. 32, N6761 G72 1996 (YCBA)

Julia Marciari-Alexander, This other Eden, paintings from the Yale Center for British Art , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1998, p. 46, 47, no. 11, ND1314.3 Y36 1998 (YCBA)

Sarah Morris, A teacher's guide to using portraits, English Heritage, London, UK, 1989, p. 29, no. 47, N7625.5 M67 1989 (YCBA)

R. Parkinson, Arthur Devis and His Contemporaries: Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Conn: Exhibit, Burlington Magazine, v. 123, no. 934, January 1981, p. 61, N1 B87 + OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Paul Mellon's Legacy, a passion for British art. [large print labels] , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2007, v. 3, N5220 M552 +P381 2007, Mellon Shelf (YCBA)

Polite society by Arthur Devis, 1712-1787, portraits of the English country gentleman and his family : catalogue of the exhibition, The Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston, Lancs., October 1st-November 12th, 1983, National Portrait Gallery, London, November 25th, 1983-January 29th, 1984 ... , Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston (Lancashire), 1983, pp. 44, 80, no. 12, NJ18 D5151 S37 (YCBA)

Duncan Robinson, Acquisitions : The First Decade 1977 - 1986, , Burlington Magazine, vol. 128, October 1986, pp. 9, 12, 13, no. 12, fig. 5, N1 B87 128:3 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Charles Saumarez Smith, Eighteenth-century decoration: design and the domestic interior in England, , Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 1993, p. 126, 168, 169, no. 155, NK2043 A1 S28 1993 (YCBA)

Roy C. Strong, The British portrait, 1660-1960, Antique Collectors' Club, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1991, pp. 43, 46, 72, col. pl. 6 ,pl. 67, ND1314 B743 1991 (YCBA)


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