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The Life and Letters of Sir John Everett Millais
President of the Royal Academy

Volume 2


Part of Cambridge Library Collection - Art and Architecture

  • Date Published: September 2012
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108051736

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  • A prodigiously talented artist, Sir John Everett Millais (1829–96) co-founded the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood with Rossetti and others, helping to revolutionise the Victorian art world. The minute realism of paintings like Christ in the House of His Parents, and his high-profile marriage to Ruskin's ex-wife Effie, were gradually accepted, and the iconic Ophelia was widely admired. Success as an illustrator also put him in the public eye, with the engravings market bringing him new wealth. With popularity came a return to more traditional forms in portraiture and landscape, inspired by Reynolds, Velázquez and the Old Masters, although he also played off Whistler and the aesthetic movement. He became president of the Royal Academy in the last year of his life. His son, John Guille Millais (1865–1931), published this highly illustrated and acclaimed two-volume biography in 1899. Volume 2 applauds the freedom and breadth of treatment in Millais' later work.

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    • Date Published: September 2012
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108051736
    • length: 538 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 30 x 152 mm
    • weight: 0.78kg
    • contains: 129 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    13. 1867–72
    14. 1874–8
    15. 1878–81
    16. 1881–5
    17. 1885–9
    18. The man and his home life
    19. George du Maurier
    20. 1890–5
    21. 1894–6
    22. His art life and methods
    23. Reminiscences of Millais
    24. Some recollections of Millais
    25. The man and his art

  • Author

    John Guille Millais

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