Sir Geoffroy William Millais, 4th Bt

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

Sir Geoffroy William Millais, 4th Bt, by Rupert Potter, 11 April 1886 - NPG x131250 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Geoffroy William Millais, 4th Bt

by Rupert Potter
albumen print, 11 April 1886
6 5/8 in. x 8 3/4 in. (168 mm x 221 mm) overall
Given by Jack Edward Ladeveze, 1993
Photographs Collection
NPG x131250

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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 in his father's studio beside the unfinished painting Mercy: St Bartholomew's Day, 1572 (1886; Tate Collection), for which he posed as a Roman Catholic enthusiast in the massacre against the Protestants during the French Wars of Religion.

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