Arthur William Devis

Painter / 1762 to 1822

Arthur William Devis (10 August 1762 - 11 February 1822) was an English painter of history paintings and portraits. He was appointed draughtsman on the British East India Company's packet Antelope in a voyage in 1783, under Captain Henry Wilson. In her he was injured in an encounter with Papuans near... . (Read more on Wikipedia)