Tag: Millais

Ophelia (1851-1852)

Millais, John Everett (1829-1896) Ophelia 1851–1852 Oil on canvas, 76.2 x 111.8 cm Tate Britain, London The scene depicted is from Shakespeare‘s Hamlet, Act IV, Scene vii. See also: • Shakespeare, William (1564-1616) | Siddal, Elizabeth (1829-1862)

Portia (1886)

Millais, John Everett (1829-1896) Portia 1886 Oil on canvas, 125.1 x 83.8 cm Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York In Shakespeare’s play The Merchant of Venice, the heroine Portia disguises herself in lawyer’s robes and outwits the moneylender Shylock in court,…

Mariana (1851)

Millais, John Everett (1829-1896) Mariana 1851 Oil on mahogany, 59.7 x 49.5 cm Tate Britain, London When it was first exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1851, this picture was accompanied by the following lines from Tennyson‘s Mariana (1830): She only said,…

Sir John Everett Millais

(1829–1896) Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Baronet, RA The artist’s works: Mariana 1851 Tate Britain, London Ophelia 1851–1852 Tate Britain, London The Return of the Dove to the Ark 1851 Ashmolean Museum, Oxford Leisure Hours 1864 Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit Self-portrait 1881 Galleria…

Elizabeth Siddal

(1829–1862) Elizabeth Eleanor Siddall, Lizzie The artist’s works: Lady Affixing Pennant to a Knight’s Spear c.1856 Tate Britain, London Sir Patrick Spens 1856 Tate Britain, London Lizzie in Art: Millais, John Everett (1829-1896) Ophelia 1851–1852 Tate Britain, London     Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882)…

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

(1828–1882) Gabriel Charles Dante Rossetti The artist’s works: Self-Portrait 1847 National Portrait Gallery, London Ecce Ancilla Domini 1850 Tate Britain, London Paolo and Francesca da Rimini 1855 Tate Britain, London Bocca Baciata 1859 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Dantis Amor 1860 Tate Britain, London Portrait…

Alfred, Lord Tennyson

(1809–1892) Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson, FRS Works: • Beauties of Tennyson (English) • Becket and other plays (English) • Elaine (French) • Énide (French) • Enoch Arden, &c. (English) • Genièvre (French) • Idylls of the King (English) •…