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Devis, Arthurlocked

(1712–1787)
  • Ellen G. D'Oench

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Devis, Arthur (1712–1787), portrait painter, was born on 19 February 1712 in Preston, Lancashire, and baptized there on 22 February, the eldest of the four sons of Anthony Devis (b. c.1682, d. after 1761), carpenter and town councillor, and his wife, ...

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