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Anthony Devas (1911-1958), Artist

Artist of 2 portraits
Devas studied at the Slade School of Art (1927-30) and exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1940. In addition to his portraits, Devas also painted figure subjects and genre. He was elected ARA in 1953.

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Laurie Lee

by Anthony Devas
oil on canvas, 1944
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6726


John Hayward

by Anthony Devas
ink, crayon and wash, circa 1950
NPG 4475