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Creator:
Arthur William Devis, 1762–1822, British
Title:
Sir Robert Chambers
Date:
ca. 1789
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 42 x 28 5/8 inches (106.7 x 72.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.335
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
books | dark | footrest | interior | man | pen | portrait | quill | red | robes | seated | sitting | table | velvet | wig
Associated People:
Chambers, Sir Robert (1737–1803), jurist and judge
Access:
Not on view
Exhibition History:
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Britain's Portable Empire : Campaign Furniture of the 18-19th Centuries (Katonah Museum of Art, 2001-07-08 - 2001-09-30)

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Mildred Archer, India and British Portraiture, 1770-1825, Sotheby Parke Bernet, London, 1979, pp. 239-40, 503, fig. 162, ND 1327 I44 A72 (YCBA)

Thomas Curley, Sir Robert Chambers: Law, Literature, and Empire in the Age of Johnson, University of Wisconsin Press, Madisn, Wisconsin, 1998, p. 322, KD621 C48 C87X 1998 (SML)

John McAleer, Picturing India People, Places, and the World of the East India Company, The British Library, London, p. 164, fig. 4.22, N8214.5.I5 M43 2017 (YCBA)

Pauline Rohatgi, Indian life and landscape by Western artists, paintings and drawings from the Victoria and Albert Museum, 17th to the early 20th century , Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, Mumbai, 2008, pp. 109-111, Fig. 9, N8214.5 I5 V53 2008 + (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:827
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