Friday, 30 June 2017

John Everett Millais - part 7

John Everett Millais was  an English painter and book illustrator (1829 - 1896). A child prodigy who was hard-working as well as naturally gifted, he became the youngest ever student at the Royal Academy Schools when he was 11, and although he suffered some temporary setbacks in his twenties, his career was essentially one of the great Victorian success stories. In 1848, with Rossetti and Holman Hunt, he founded the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and had his share of the abuse heaped against the members until Ruskin stepped in as their champion.

For full biographical notes see part1, and for earlier works, see parts 1 - 6 also.

This is part 7 of a 10-part post on the works of Millais:

1866 The Minuet
oil on canvas

1866 The Minuet
watercolour 25.5 x 10 cm

1867 Jephthah
oil on canvas 127 x 162.7 cm
National Museum Wales, UK

1867c Study for Jephthah's Daughter
brush drawing in brown wash, heightened with white, with graphite 25.1 x 29.7 cm
The British Museum, London

1868 Sisters
oil on canvas 108 x 108 cm
Private Collection

1868 Taking his Ease
wood engraving after Millais for Once a Week Christmas 1868
The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, UK

1868 The Souvenir of Velázquez
oil on canvas 102.7 x 82.4 cm
 Royal Academy of Arts, London

1868 Vanessa
oil on canvas 112.7 x 91.5 cm
Sudley House, Liverpool, UK

1868-69 Nina Lehmann
oil on canvas

1869 Stella
oil on canvas 112.7 x 92.1 cm
Manchester Art Gallery, UK

1870 A Flood
oil on canvas 99.3 x 144.9 cm
Manchester Art Gallery, UK

1870 A Widow's Mite
oil on canvas 131.5 x 92.4 cm
Birmingham Museums Trust, UK

1870 Chill October
oil on canvas 141 x 186.7 cm
Private Collection

1870 Rosalind in the Forest
oil on board 22.6 x 32.7 cm
 Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK

1870 The Boyhood of Raleigh
oil on canvas 120.6 x 142.2 cm
Tate, London

1870 The Knight Errant
oil on canvas 220 x 170.8 cm
 Tate, London

1870 The Marquess of Granby
oil on canvas 35.5 x 29.5 cm
Southwark Art Collection, London

1871 Flowing to the Sea
 oil on canvas 143 x 188 cm
Southampton City Art Gallery, UK

1871 The Martyr of the Solway
oil on canvas 70.5 x 56.5 cm
 Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK

1871 The Somnambulist
oil on canvas 154 x 91 cm
Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE

1871 Victory O Lord
oil on canvas 194.7 x 141.3 cm
Manchester Art Gallery, UK

1871 Yes or No
oil on canvas
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

1872 Going to the Park
etching on cream chine, laid down on ivory wove paper ( chine collé )
18.5 x 13.1 cm ( plate )

1872 Hearts are Trumps
oil on canvas 165.7 x 219.7 cm
Tate, London

1873 Effie Millais, née Gray
oil on canvas 99.6 x 84.1 cm
Perth and Kinross Council, UK

1873 Mrs Bischoffsheim
 oil on canvas 136.4 x 91.8 cm
Tate, London

1873 Winter Fuel
oil on canvas 194.5 x 149.5 cm
Manchester Art Gallery, UK

1874 ( attributed to ) Reflection
oil on canvas 28 x 22 cm
Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council, UK

1874 Day Dreams ( Effie Millais, the artist's daughter )
oil on canvas 89.1 x 69 cm
The Dick Institute, Kilmarnock, UK

1874 Miss Eveleen Tennant
oil on canvas 107.9 x 80 cm
Tate, London

1874 Picture of Health, Alice, the Artist's Daughter
oil on canvas 110 x 90 cm
Jersey Museum and Art Gallery, St Helier, UK

1874 The North-West Passage
oil on canvas 176.5 x 222.2 cm
Tate, London

1874 The North-West Passage study
red and black pencil, wash, heightened with white 17.5 x 19.7 cm
The Huntington Library Art Collections, San Marino, CA

1875 Gracia Lees
oil on canvas 107 x 75 cm
Private Collection

1875 James Wyatt Junior ( b.1812 ), Aged 65
oil on canvas 73.5 x 61 cm
Oxford Town Hall, UK

1875 The Convalescent
 oil on canvas 76,8 x 64 cm
Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums, UK

1875 The Crown of Love
oil on canvas 127.6 x 86.7 cm
Private Collection

1876 Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton, 1st Earl Lytton
oil on canvas
© Victoria and Albert Museum, London

1876 Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton

1876 Mrs Leopold Reiss
oil on canvas 122 x 95 cm
Manchester Art Gallery, UK

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