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Arthur Devis, 1712–1787
An Unknown Man with His Daughter
Former Title(s):

A Gentleman with his daughter on a terrace

Gentleman and his Daughter
between 1746 and 1748
Materials & Techniques:
Oil on canvas
19 1/4 x 13 1/2 inches (48.9 x 34.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
basket | black | cap (headgear) | conversation piece | cuffs | daughter | flowers (plants) | gentleman | girl | leaning | man | portrait | staircase | steps | wall
Not on view
IIIF Manifest:

The Conversation Piece - Arthur Devis & His Contemporaries (Yale Center for British Art, 1980-10-01 - 1980-11-30) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Malcolm Cormack, 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) [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) [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 [ORBIS]

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

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

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