Happy Birthday Millais!

On the eighth of June in 1829, Sir John Everett Millais was born.  His artistic talent was obvious from a young age and he was the youngest student to enter the Royal Academy Schools at age eleven. Millais was a founding member of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and his early Pre-Raphaelite works are shining examples of Pre-Raphaelitism. And even though I have read so many comments from people who criticize his later works, I cannot help but love them. Late era  Millais may be different from early era Millais, but he is still brilliant.

Photograph (detail) of John Everett Millais, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (Lewis Carroll)

Photograph (detail) of John Everett Millais, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (Lewis Carroll)

Previous posts on this site about Millais and his works include:

A transcription of the history of Pre-Raphaelitism by the artist’s son John Guille Millais. 

Pre-Raphaelite Marriage: Ruskin,, Effie, and Millais

Ophelia’s Flowers

'Ophelia' (1852) John Everett Millais. Model: Elizabeth Siddal

‘Ophelia’ (1852) John Everett Millais. Model: Elizabeth Siddal

Unfinished story of Unselfish Love

The Bridge of Sighs

Millais’ Ghostly Apparition

Effie Millais describes Apple Blossoms

True painters of light

The Woodsman’s Daughter

Miss Beatrice Buckstone

The North-West Passage

The Happy Marriage of Effie Millais

Mariana

The Tempest

'Ferdinand Lured by Ariel', Sir John Everett Millais

‘Ferdinand Lured by Ariel’, Sir John Everett Millais

Gowns so white and Fair

The Somnambulist, Sir John Everett Millai

The Somnambulist, Sir John Everett Millai

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