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   Arthur William
   A. W. D. ;
   1762 o 1763 in London, England, UK
   1822 or 1827
   London, England, UK
   painter, draughtsman, portraitist Arthur Devis (1712-87)
   brother Thomas Anthony Devis; uncle Anthony Devis
   taught by his father; studied since 1774 at Royal Academy in London
   England, UK
   Jaume Saint-Hilaire: Exposition familles nat. plantes 1805; George Keate: An account of the Pelew Islands, London 1788; W. A. Devis: Arts, Manufactures and Agriculture of Bengal; John Biddulph of Ledbury; D. John Augustus Atkinson: journey to Belgium, Waterloo
   Royal Academy
   -> Francois Noel Sellier; ->J. Marchand; ->Augustine Gabrielle Plée; Lepine; ->Euphrasie Picquenot
   anthropological, ethnographic & topographic painting, pen & ink drawing & water-colour;
   AKL 16 2000, 551; ThB 9 1913, 188; Dict. of Brit. 18th c. Painters 1981;Dict. of Brit. landscape ptrs. 1976; Natasha Eaton in: Journal of Historical Geography 43(2014):49-53;
   draughtsman on HMS Antelope 1793 to West Indies and China; lived between 1785-95 in Calcutta; after shipwreck lived in Palau;

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