Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt

1 portrait on display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery

Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt, by Rupert Potter, July 1886 - NPG x131236 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt

by Rupert Potter
albumen print, July 1886
6 1/4 in. x 8 1/2 in. (160 mm x 216 mm) overall
Given by Jack Edward Ladeveze, 1993
Photographs Collection
NPG x131236


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  • Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt (1829-1896), Painter and President of the Royal Academy. Sitter associated with 72 portraits, Artist associated with 40 portraits.

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  • Rupert Potter (1832-1914), Barrister and photographer; father of Beatrix Potter. Artist associated with 29 portraits, Sitter in 2 portraits.

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Millais's Kensington home at 2 Palace Gate was located near to the Potters' family home, and he often visited to request Rupert's photographic services. Likewise, Potter frequently visited Palace Gate and Beatrix occasionally accompanied her father. Millais is shown in his studio with his painting Lilacs (1886) and an unfinished portrait of the 5th Earl of Rosebery (1886) on easels.

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