Arthur Devis

(1712 - 1787)
Arthur Devis was an English artist, half-brother of the painter Anthony Devis (1729-1816), and father of painters Thomas Anthony Devis (1757-1810) and Arthur William Devis (1762-1822). His place in the pages of art history is generally as a painter of the type of portrait now called a conversation piece.

Arthur was taught by the Flemish painter Pe...
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