Gray, Euphemia Chalmers (Effie Millais)

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Nationality: Scottish

Date of Birth: May 7, 1828

Place of Birth: Perth, Scotland

Date of Death: December 23, 1897

Place of Death: Perth, Scotland

 About:

Effie Gray was the wife of art critic John Ruskin, but she left her husband and later married Millais. Effie was an important presence in Millais’s life; she assisted him with his work, helped him find models and props, and dealt with some of his business correspondence.

 Bibliography:

“Euphemia (Effie) Chalmers (née Gray), Lady Millais.” National Portrait Galleryhttp://www.npg.org.uk/collections/search/person/mp03082/euphemia-effie-chalmers-nee-gray-lady-millais (accessed November 18, 2016). 

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Gray, Euphemia Chalmers (Effie Millais)