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 (mĭ-lā′), Sir John Everett 1829-1896.
British painter and a founder of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (1848). His works include Christ in the Carpenter's Shop (1850) and The Order of Release (1853).
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(Biography) Sir John Everett. 1829–96, English painter, who was a founder of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. His works include The Order of Release (1853) and The Blind Girl (1856)
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Sir John Everett, 1829–96, English painter.
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Present at the siege and capture of Bhurtpoor, where he volunteered for the storming party, his portrait, Yeoman of the Guard painted in 1875 by Sir John Everett Millais, is according to the Dictionary of National Biography, "with his age-worn face and uniform of scarlet and gold, is strong in character, and perhaps the artist's most splendid effort as a colourist".
The obverse and reverse of the Army of India medal awarded to Sergeant-Major The portrait of Sergeant-Major John Charles Montague by John Everett Millais now in the National Portrait Gallery
"My primary inspiration came from John Everett Millais' iconic painting Ophelia - one of the most popular Pre-Raphaelite works in the Tate Gallery, London," says Griffiths.
Professor Graham deftly threads together the qualities that made William Holman Hunt, John Everett Millais, and Gabriel Rossetti exemplary figures of aesthetic celebrity in the 1850s; Algernon Swinburne and Simeon Solomon in the 1860s; and Edward Burne-Jones and Walter Pater in the 1870s.