John Everett Millais

isle of Jersey 1829 - 1896

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SEE ALSO Pre-Raphaelite Movement

Lilacs, 1885, Modern Art, Dublin

 

Son of well to do family from the isle of Jersey. Entered the Royal Academy Schools in 1840. At eleven his sketch called A Scene from "Peveril of the Peak" (1841) showed his promise. Quote page from Holman Hunt about M. Enjoyed support from his family.

 

SOURCES

1)    The Pre-Raphaelites  Inspiration from the Past, Terri Hardin, TODRI Book Publishers, New York, 1996.