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Creator Arthur Devis, 1712–1787, British
Title Children in an Interior
Alternate Title(s) Portrait of a Group of Children
Children in an interior, formerly The Cholmondeley Children
Date ca. 1743
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions 39 x 49 3/4 inches (99.1 x 126.4 cm)
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1978.43.5
Collection Paintings and Sculpture
Link to This Record http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1669248
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
Publications

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)


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)


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)


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)


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


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


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


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


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


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)


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


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)

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