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Marie Stillman (née Spartali) (1844-1927), Painter and artist's model

Sitter in 10 portraits
Artist associated with 1 portrait
A Pre-Raphaelite model, Spartali also sat for Julia Margaret Cameron for a memorable sequence of photographs. A dedicated artist, who studied with Ford Madox Brown and exhibited at the Grosvenor Gallery, she was described by Henry James as 'a sincere, spontaneous, naive Pre-Raphaelite'. In 1871 she married journalist W.J. Stillman, and subsequently lived in Italy. Her son Michael Stillman became an architect and settled in the United States.

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Peter Laskarides

probably by Marie Stillman (née Spartali), possibly by Lisa Stillman
autotype after a drawing, September 1879
NPG P1273(29a)