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Mil·lais

 (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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Millais

(ˈmɪleɪ)
n
(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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Mil•lais

(mɪˈleɪ)

n.
Sir John Everett, 1829–96, English painter.
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This picture is called The Boyhood of Raleigh, and was painted by one of our great painters, Sir John Millais. In it he pictures a scene that we should like to believe was common in Sir Walter Raleigh's boyhood, but we cannot tell if it were really so or not.
"Millais made studies of it for 'Ophelia.' Some say that is the best picture he ever painted--"
Millais, and the three formed the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, in which Rossetti, whose disposition throughout his life was extremely self-assertive, or even domineering, took the lead.
Suppose Queen Victoria gave a dinner-party, and that the guests had been Leighton, Millais, Swinburne, Rossetti, Meredith, Fitzgerald, etc.
[pounds sterling]9.5 million work by founder of Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood John Everett Millais is now at risk of permanently leaving the UK
Miss Mary Millais with tennis racket, from an album compiled by Sir John Everett Millais Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums
Later the couple head to Scotland with artist John Everett Millais (Tom Sturridge) where physical attraction between Millais and Effie threatens to spark a full-blown affair.
"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.
Nicholas James Raggett attacked Katie Raggett at Millais Close in Connah's Quay on July 22 this year.