Miniature enameled on hammered copper plate. Arthur Devis 19 February 1712 25 July 1787. Was an English portrait painter, particularly known for the type of portrait now called a conversation piece. Arthur Devis was born in Preston, Lancashire, the eldest son of Anthony Devis. His father, who was a member of the town council as well as a carpenter and a bookseller, may have been responsible for introducing Devis to the Flemish painter Peter Tillemans, who became his teacher.
Gold frame with gold leaf. Size with frame : - Length.NOTE-BENE: This is a miniature (or reproduction) made on a copper plate hand-hammered and enamelled [certified artisanal] performed in the first part of the 20th century by a French original technique called HELCA, protected by a patent. The item "MASTER SIMPSON, Miniature enameled on hammered copper plate (Arthur Devis)" is in sale since Tuesday, March 7, 2017. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings".
The seller is "antiques-from-paris" and is located in Boulay les Ifs. This item can be shipped worldwide.