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Thomas Lister and His Family

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Creator Name: Devis, Arthur
Creator Nationality: European; British
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: English; 1708/11-1787 Europe,United Kingdom,Great Britain,England
Creator Active Place: Europe,United Kingdom,Great Britain,England
Creator Name-CRT: Arthur Devis
Title: Thomas Lister and His Family
Title Type: preferred
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1740
Creation End Date: 1741
Creation Date: 1740/41
Creation Place: Europe,United Kingdom,Great Britain,England
Object Type: Paintings
Materials and Techniques: Oil on canvas.
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
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.
AMICA ID: AIC_.1951.203
AMICA Library Year: 1998
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright The Art Institute of Chicago, 1998

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