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English
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Preston (Lancashire) 1711-02-19/1712-02-12
1708 Witt Checklist 1994 and Thieme/Becker 1907-1950 // Preston 1983: 19 februari 1711 (see inscription on tomb) or 12 februari 1712 // Saur: 12 februari 1712
Deceased
Brighton (East Sussex) 1787-07-25
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
half-brother of the painter Anthony Devis (1729-1816). Devis had no less than 22 children, including the painters Arthur William (1763-1822) and Thomas Anthony Devis (1757-1810)
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Subjects
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
conversation pieces, history (as a genre), landscape (as genre), animal painting (genre), portrait, self-portrait, still life
Creation date: 1991-12-03; Last modified date: 2021-04-20

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