Valued at [pounds sterling]9,500,000 the painting was completed by John Everett Millais
, the father of the Pre-Raphaelite movement.
She said: "I'd been studying the pre-Raphaelites and there are all these images by Millais
of her but there was nothing I could read about her.
Interestingly, one of Millais
' preliminary sketches for the picture, showing Sarah's young son in the arms of his nurse, is in the collections of Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery.
Perhaps one of the most well-known images of this mad girl is Pre-Raphaelite John Everett Millais
's Ophelia, painted between 1851 and 1852.
Esther's robe by Millais
? That would be Yellow 2 #61: "1/4 Tsp Rose Pink, 1 Tbs Lemon Yellow and 1 Cup water." Batoni's pink and pea-green Ahasuerus is a cinch to match, as are Poussin's courtiers in blazing orange and cobalt blue.
"I thought it was something the artist Millais
might have made himself.
Because Samuel Lucas explicitly stipulated that drawings ought to illustrate textual content, many illustrated poems in Once a Week exemplify what Kooistra terms "quotation": an image that largely mirrors the text but adds a "meta-critical intensification which results from such reflexivity." (14) Millais
' illustration for "The Plague of Elliant.
Many are familiar from gallery walls if not postcards and jigsaw puzzles, such as works by Leighton, Millais
, Holman Hunt, Ford Madox Ford, Frith, Augustus Egg, Lady Butler (painter of rousing military representations), a few less so.
He stood in the palace of color, colorblind, surrounded by "Rossetti, Hunt, and John Millais
, yet in the visual cortex of his mind, their pinks were blue, their reds were black and gray.
John Everett Millais
's portrait of Effie Gray was given to a 45-year-old woman on her ninth birthday, and kept it in her loft for years.
Focusing mainly on John Everett Millais
, William Holman Hunt, Dante Gabriel Rossetti and Edward Burne-Jones, Andres situates the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood as "revolutionaries" (4-5).