Category:Arthur William Devis

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Arthur William Devis (1762–1822) Link back to Creator infobox template wikidata:Q4800678
Description 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.
Date of birth/death 11 February 1822
Location of birth/death London London

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