J. E. MILLAIS, R.A.
Studio portrait of John Everett Millais
Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, London publisher
D. Appleton & Co., New York publisher
Is Version Of
J. E. Millais, RA, albumen print, approx. 6½ x 8½ in., by Joseph Parkin Mayall (1839-1922), ca. 1883
F. G. Stephens, Artists at Home, photographed by J. P. Mayall and reproduced in facsimile by photoengraving on copper plates; edited, with biographical notes and descriptions, by Frederick George Stephens (London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington; New York: Appleton & Co., 1884), n.p.
Millais, John Everett (1829-1896), English painter
Photograph copyrighted February 29, 1896. Copyright owner and author of work, Joe Parkin Mayall, 67 Gascony Avenue, West Hampstead, London. Late of 548 Oxford Street, London (Public Records, National Archives, Kew, COPY 1/423/591).
Copyright description: "Photograph of J E Millais [Royal Academy], seated in his studio and holding newspaper."
The artist reclines comfortably in an armchair holding a newspaper.
Is Referenced By
Charlotte Gere, Artistic Circles: Design & Decoration in the Aesthetic Movement (London: V&A Publishing, 2010), fig. 9, p. 22.
“Short Notices.” The Derby Mercury (Derby, England), issue 8831, April 16, 1884. "The photo-engravings (representing Messrs. J. E. Millais, S. Cousins, G. A. Lawson, and Marcus Stone in their studios) are very graphic and agreeable, and the accompanying biographical sketches are informing and well written."
“Reviews.” The Art Journal 46 (1884): 256. "The portraits of Mr. Millais and Mr. Marcus Stone are excellent likenesses, but those of Mr. Alma-Tadema and Mr. Pettie somehow miss the distinguishing characteristics of the two men."
Maas, Jeremy. The Victorian Art World in Photographs. London: Barrie & Jenkins, 1984. Fig. 203, p. 107.
Mancoff, Debra N., ed. John Everett Millais: Beyond the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. Studies in British Art 7. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001. Fig. 3, p. 6.
Valentine, Helen, ed. Art in the Age of Queen Victoria: Treasures from the Royal Academy of Arts Permanent Collection. New Haven and London: Royal Academy of Arts, London, in association with Yale University Press, 1999. Reproduced p. 154.
Maas, Jeremy. The Victorian Art World in Photographs. London: Barrie & Jenkins, 1984.
pp. 106–7, fig. 203.
Cole, Emily, ed. Lived in London: Blue Plaques and the Stories behind Them. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009. pp. 229–30.
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