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DEVIS, Arthur (1712 - 1787), Painter, art restorer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DEVIS, Arthur (1712 - 1787), Painter, art restorer

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British, 18th century, male.

Born 12 February 1712, in Preston; died 25 July 1787, in Brighton.

Painter, art restorer. Portraits, group portraits.

Arthur Devis belonged to the Devis family of artists: he was the half-brother of Anthony Devis and the father of the painters Arthur William Devis and Thomas Anthony Devis. He was active in London by 1728 where he was a pupil of Peter

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