Saturday, January 20, 2018

John Everett Millais (1829 –1896)

Sir John Everett Millais was born in Southampton, England, in 1829 but spent the first 8 years of his life in St. Helier , on the Isle of Jersey, the ancestral home of his father, John William Millais.

Sir John Everett Millais
In 1839, he began attending the school of Art known as Sass Academy, the youngest student ever accepted there. Millais’s acceptance to the Royal Academy Schools came in 1840.

Ophelia 1852
Among his works:
Pizarro Seizing the Inca of Peru (1846)
The Tribe of Benjamin Seizing the Daughters of Shiloh (1847)
Isabella (1849)
Christ in the House of His Parents (1850)
A Huguenot on St Bartholomew's Day (1852)
The Proscribed Royalist, 1651 (1853)
The Blind Girl (1856)
Peace Concluded, 1856 (1856)
Sir Isumbras at the Ford (1857)
Lady Lever Art Gallery The Vale of Rest (1858)
The Black Brunswicker (1860)
The Eve of Saint Agnes (1863)
Esther (1865) 
Jephthah (1867)
Cardiff Vanessa (1868)
Portrait of the Marquess of Lorne
The Boyhood of Raleigh (1871)
Victory O Lord! (1871)
Portrait of Effie Millais (1873)
The Two Princes Edward and Richard in the Tower (1878)
The North-West Passage (1878)
Cherry Ripe (1879)
John Henry Newman (1881)
Bubbles (1886) 
A Jersey Lily: Portrait of Lillie Langtry
The Grey Lady (1888)
Effie Deans
Self portrait John Ruskin (1853–54)
The Knight Errant (1870)
The Martyr of the Solway (c. 1871)
The Farmer's Daughter (1863)
John Everett Millais (1829 –1896)

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