Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt with unidentified man

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

Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt with unidentified man, by Rupert Potter, October 1881 - NPG x131238 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt with unidentified man

by Rupert Potter
albumen print, October 1881
6 1/2 in. x 8 3/8 in. (164 mm x 213 mm) overall
Given by Jack Edward Ladeveze, 1993
Photographs Collection
NPG x131238


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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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Seated on the right, dressed in tweeds and a deer-stalker hat, Millais epitomises the status he achieved as a wealthy Victorian gentleman, enjoying sporting holidays to hunt and fish. Taken in Dalguise, Perthshire, this photograph was reproduced in the Illustrated London News (22 August 1896).

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