Millais, Sir John Everett (18291896)

Millais, Sir John Everett, painter, born of Jersey parentage, at Southampton; studied at the Royal Academy, and at 17 exhibited a notable historical work; early associated with Rossetti and Holman Hunt, he remained for over 20 years under their influence; to this period belong “The Carpenter's Shop,” 1851, “Autumn Leaves,” 1856, and “The Minuet,” 1866; “The Gambler's Wife” marks the transition from Pre-Raphaelitism; his chief subsequent work, in which technical interest predominates, was portraiture, including Gladstone and Beaconsfield; he was a profuse illustrator, and wrought some etchings; he was made R.A. 1864, a baronet in 1885, and P.R.A. February 1896 (18291896).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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