Arthur William Devis
(10 August 1762 - 11 February 1822) was an English painter of history paintings and portraits. He was appointed draughtsman in a voyage projected by the East India Company in 1783, under Captain Henry Wilson, in which he was wrecked on the Pelew Islands before proceeding to Canton and thence to Bengal. He painted portraits and historical subjects, sixty-five of which he exhibited (1779-1821) at the Royal Academy.

 

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Arthur William Devis Portrait of a Gentleman, Possibly William Hickey, and an Indian Servant oil painting   

Painting ID::  90082
Arthur William Devis
Portrait of a Gentleman, Possibly William Hickey, and an Indian Servant
ca. 1785 Medium Oil on canvas Dimensions 41 3/4 x 32 7/8 inches (106 x 83.5 cm) cjr

   
   
     

 

 

Arthur William Devis Death of Nelson oil painting   

Painting ID::  94962
Arthur William Devis
Death of Nelson
1807 Type Oil on canvas Dimensions 19.56 cm x 26.16 cm cyf

   
   
     

 

 

Arthur William Devis The Totteridge XI oil painting   

Painting ID::  95177
Arthur William Devis
The Totteridge XI
1897 (1897) Type Oil on canvas cyf

   
   
     

 

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Arthur William Devis
(10 August 1762 - 11 February 1822) was an English painter of history paintings and portraits. He was appointed draughtsman in a voyage projected by the East India Company in 1783, under Captain Henry Wilson, in which he was wrecked on the Pelew Islands before proceeding to Canton and thence to Bengal. He painted portraits and historical subjects, sixty-five of which he exhibited (1779-1821) at the Royal Academy.