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Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt

(1829-1896), Painter and President of the Royal Academy

Sitter in 76 portraits
Artist associated with 41 portraits
Painter born in Southampton. Millais entered the Royal Academy schools at the age of eleven, exhibiting his first work at the RA aged sixteen. In 1848 together with William Holman Hunt and Dante Gabriel Rossetti he formed the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. He painted some of the movement's masterpieces, including Lorenzo and Isabella and Christ in the House of His Parents, works that also caused furious controversy. Millais was created a baronet in 1885 and succeeded Frederic Leighton as President of the RA in 1896.

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Wilkie Collins, by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt - NPG 967

Wilkie Collins

by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
oil on panel, 1850
NPG 967

William Holman Hunt, by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt - NPG 5834

William Holman Hunt

by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
pencil with some wash, 1853
NPG 5834

John Leech, by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt - NPG 899

John Leech

by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
watercolour, 1854
NPG 899

William Ewart Gladstone, by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt - NPG 3637

William Ewart Gladstone

by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
oil on canvas, 1879
NPG 3637

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield, by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt - NPG 3241

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
oil on canvas, 1881
NPG 3241

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield, by William Lockhart Bogle, after  Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt - NPG 925

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

by William Lockhart Bogle, after Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
oil on canvas, 1892, based on a work of 1881
NPG 925

John Newman, by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt - NPG 5295

John Newman

by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
oil on canvas, 1881
NPG 5295

Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury, by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt - NPG 3242

Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury

by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
oil on canvas, 1883
NPG 3242

Sir Henry Irving, by Harry M. Allen, after  Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt - NPG 1453

Sir Henry Irving

by Harry M. Allen, after Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
oil on canvas, late 19th century, based on a work of 1884
NPG 1453

Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan, by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt - NPG 1325

Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan

by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
oil on canvas, 1888
NPG 1325

Henrietta Anne Theodosia (née Vyner), Marchioness of Ripon, by Richard James Lane, after  Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt - NPG D22363

Henrietta Anne Theodosia (née Vyner), Marchioness of Ripon

by Richard James Lane, after Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
lithograph, (1855)
NPG D22363

Sir William Sterndale Bennett, by Thomas Oldham Barlow, after  Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt - NPG D8104

Sir William Sterndale Bennett

by Thomas Oldham Barlow, after Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
mezzotint, late 19th century
NPG D8104

Eveleen Myers (née Tennant), by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt - NPG D46002

Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)

by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
pencil on laid paper, August 1874
NPG D46002

Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury, by Richard Josey, published by  Henry Graves & Co, after  Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt - NPG D40665

Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury

by Richard Josey, published by Henry Graves & Co, after Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
mezzotint, published 2 April 1878 (1877)
NPG D40665

The Princes in the Tower (Richard, Duke of York and Duke of Norfolk; King Edward V), by Samuel Cousins, published by  Fine Art Society Ltd, after  Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt - NPG D38019

The Princes in the Tower (Richard, Duke of York and Duke of Norfolk; King Edward V)

by Samuel Cousins, published by Fine Art Society Ltd, after Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
mezzotint, published 16 March 1879 (1878)
NPG D38019

Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt, after Charles Albert Waltner, after  Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt - NPG D33174

Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt

after Charles Albert Waltner, after Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
collotype, (1880)
NPG D33174

Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt, published by The British and Foreign Artists' Association, after  Charles Albert Waltner, after  Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt - NPG D33173

Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt

published by The British and Foreign Artists' Association, after Charles Albert Waltner, after Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
collotype, 1 January 1881 (1880)
NPG D33173

William Ewart Gladstone, by Thomas Oldham Barlow, after  Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt - NPG D8096

William Ewart Gladstone

by Thomas Oldham Barlow, after Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
mezzotint, 1881 (1879)
NPG D8096

John Newman, by Thomas Oldham Barlow, after  Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt - NPG D8098

John Newman

by Thomas Oldham Barlow, after Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
mezzotint, 1884 (1881)
NPG D8098

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield, by Sir Hubert von Herkomer, after  Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt - NPG D21543

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

by Sir Hubert von Herkomer, after Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
mezzotint, 1882 (1881)
NPG D21543

Alfred, Lord Tennyson, by Thomas Oldham Barlow, published by  Fine Art Society Ltd, after  Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt - NPG D34498

Alfred, Lord Tennyson

by Thomas Oldham Barlow, published by Fine Art Society Ltd, after Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
mixed-method engraving, published 1 May 1882 (1881)
NPG D34498

Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury, by Thomas Oldham Barlow, after  Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt - NPG D40041

Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury

by Thomas Oldham Barlow, after Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
mezzotint, (1883)
NPG D40041

John Newman, by Thomas Oldham Barlow, after  Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt - NPG D10659

John Newman

by Thomas Oldham Barlow, after Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
mixed-method engraving, published 1884
NPG D10659

James Clarke Hook, by Otto Theodor Leyde, printed by  Chardon-Wittman, after  Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt - NPG D35956

James Clarke Hook

by Otto Theodor Leyde, printed by Chardon-Wittman, after Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
etching, published 1884 (exhibited 1883)
NPG D35956

James Clarke Hook, by Otto Theodor Leyde, after  Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt - NPG D35957

James Clarke Hook

by Otto Theodor Leyde, after Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
etching, published 1884 (exhibited 1883)
NPG D35957

'Princess Marie of Edinburgh' (Marie, Queen of Romania), by George H. Every, published by  Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd, after  Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt - NPG D36097

'Princess Marie of Edinburgh' (Marie, Queen of Romania)

by George H. Every, published by Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd, after Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
mezzotint, published 1 September 1884 (1882)
NPG D36097

William Baliol Brett, 1st Viscount Esher, after Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt - NPG D36561

William Baliol Brett, 1st Viscount Esher

after Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
photogravure, (1885)
NPG D36561

William Ewart Gladstone; William Glynne Charles Gladstone, by Daniel Albert Wehrschmidt (Veresmith), published by  Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd, after  Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt - NPG D34524

William Ewart Gladstone; William Glynne Charles Gladstone

by Daniel Albert Wehrschmidt (Veresmith), published by Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd, after Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
mezzotint, published 20 October 1890
NPG D34524

Sir John Hare, after Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt - NPG D35431

Sir John Hare

after Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
photogravure, (1893)
NPG D35431

Candida Louise, Marchioness of Tweeddale, by Frederick John Jenkins, after  Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt - NPG D39471

Candida Louise, Marchioness of Tweeddale

by Frederick John Jenkins, after Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
heliogravure, (1895-1896)
NPG D39471

Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt, by James Donald Milner, possibly after  Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt - NPG D42650

Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt

by James Donald Milner, possibly after Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
pencil on tracing paper, 11 September 1916 (1840s)
NPG D42650

Sir Henry Irving, by Thomas Oldham Barlow, after  Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt - NPG D8100

Sir Henry Irving

by Thomas Oldham Barlow, after Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
mezzotint
NPG D8100

Hugh Lupus Grosvenor, 1st Duke of Westminster, by Thomas Oldham Barlow, after  Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt - NPG D8099

Hugh Lupus Grosvenor, 1st Duke of Westminster

by Thomas Oldham Barlow, after Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
mixed-method engraving
NPG D8099

Sir James Paget, 1st Bt, by Thomas Oldham Barlow, after  Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt - NPG D8105

Sir James Paget, 1st Bt

by Thomas Oldham Barlow, after Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
mixed-method engraving
NPG D8105

Sir John Fowler, 1st Bt, by Thomas Oldham Barlow, after  Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt - NPG D8106

Sir John Fowler, 1st Bt

by Thomas Oldham Barlow, after Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
stipple engraving
NPG D8106

Sir John Fowler, 1st Bt, by Thomas Oldham Barlow, after  Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt - NPG D8148

Sir John Fowler, 1st Bt

by Thomas Oldham Barlow, after Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
stipple engraving
NPG D8148

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'The Proscribed Royalist, 1651' ; King Charles I

after Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
albumen print, arched top, 1850s-1860s (1853)
NPG Ax129155

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