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Title

The captive

1882


Artist

Sir John Everett Millais

England

08 Jun 1829 - 13 Aug 1896


Details


Other Title

Ruby


Date

1882


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

115.6 x 77.2 cm stretcher; 143.6 x 106.1 x 7.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l., red paint "(monogram) 1882".


Credit

Purchased 1885


Accession number

918


Artist information

Sir John Everett Millais

Works in the collection

2


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Fine Art Society PLC, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from the Fine Art Society 1885


Referenced in 10 publications

Bibliography


A. Lys Baldry, Millais, London, 1899, 68, 158 (illus.).

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'European', pg. 36-56, Sydney, 1988, 44.

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 128 (illus.), 129.

Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 132. cat.no. 1494

J.G. Millais, The Life and Letters of Sir J.E. Millais, 1899, 162. Model named as Miss Ruby Streatfield

Beatrix Potter, Beatrix Potter's journal, 28 Apr 1983.

Jason Rosenfeld and Alison Smith, Millais, 2007, 140, 141, 181 (colour illus.). cat.no.105

M.H. Spielmann, Millais and his work with special reference to the exhibition of the Royal Academy 1898, Edinburgh, 1898, 146, 158 (illus.).

Malcolm Warner, The Art Journal, 'Art notes', London, 1885, 226, 323.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Magazine of Art, London, Apr 1883, xxvii.