STYLE: Private Collections

STYLE: Private Collections

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Property from an Important Private Collection

ARTHUR DEVIS | PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN, FULL-LENGTH, STANDING ON A TERRACE, WEARING A GREY SUIT AND BLUE WAISTCOAT, A RIVER LANDSCAPE BEYOND

Auction Closed

November 12, 05:03 PM GMT

Estimate

12,000 - 18,000 GBP

Lot Details

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Property from an Important Private Collection

ARTHUR DEVIS

Preston 1712 - 1787 Brighton

PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN, FULL-LENGTH, STANDING ON A TERRACE, WEARING A GREY SUIT AND BLUE WAISTCOAT, A RIVER LANDSCAPE BEYOND


signed and dated lower left: Art Devis fe 1755.

oil on canvas

76.1 x 63.7 cm.; 30 x 25⅛ in.

Ian Douglas Leonard Cochrane, 14th Earl of Dundonald;

By whom sold, London, Christie's, 16 June 1961, lot 56, to Leggatt for 5,200 Guineas;

The Viscountess Rothermere (1929-1992);

Anonymous sale ('The Property of a Lady'), London, Christie's, 16 July 1982, lot 60;

Private collection, U.K.

E.G. D'Oench, Arthur Devis: Master of the Georgian Conversation Piece, unpublished PhD thesis, 1979, p. 469, cat. no. 222;

E.G. D'Oench, The Conversation Piece, Arthur Devis and his contemporaries, New Haven 1980, p. 91, cat. no. 222.