Detail View: The AMICA Library: Thomas Lister and His Family

AMICA ID: 
AIC_.1951.203
AMICA Library Year: 
1998
Object Type: 
Paintings
Creator Name: 
Devis, Arthur
Creator Nationality: 
European; British
Creator Dates/Places: 
English; 1708/11-1787 Europe,United Kingdom,Great Britain,England
Creator Name-CRT: 
Arthur Devis
Title: 
Thomas Lister and His Family
Title Type: 
preferred
View: 
Full view
Creation Date: 
1740/41
Creation Start Date: 
1740
Creation End Date: 
1741
Materials and Techniques: 
Oil on canvas.
Subject Description: 
Thomas Lister (1688-1745) with his agent Mr. Pigot, extrane left Thomas (eldest son b.1723) on foot Nathaniel (younger son b.1725) on pony Anne and Mary, daughters.Background: House at Gisburne Park (rebuilt 1724), as it is today. Wild white English cattle died out middle of 19th cen. From Rev. Henry L. Lyster Denny, Memorials of an ancient house, a history of the family of Lister or Lyster, 1913. The boys when at Westminster School wrote their names on the Coronation chairs, still visible in 1913.
Creation Place: 
Europe,United Kingdom,Great Britain,England
Dimensions: 
115.1 x 103.8 cm; 45 5/16 x 40 7/8"
AMICA Contributor: 
The Art Institute of Chicago
Owner Location: 
Chicago, Illinois, USA
ID Number: 
1951.203
Credit Line: 
The Art Institute of Chicago, Gift of Emily Crane Chadbourne
Rights: 
Related Image Identifier Link: 
AIC_.E28428.TIF