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Creator Arthur Devis, 1712–1787, British
Title Gentleman with a Cannon
Date 1741
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions 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.
Accession Number B1993.22.1
Collection Paintings and Sculpture
Link to This Record http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1669197
Subject Terms breeches | buckles | cannon | costume | cravat | engageantes | figure study | gloves | lake | landscape | man | redingote (overcoat) | ruffle | stockings | sword | tricorne | uniform | waistcoat | water
Publications

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)

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