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An image of The captive by Sir John Everett Millais

Sir John Everett Millais

(England 08 Jun 1829 – 13 Aug 1896)

The captive
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Media category
Materials used
oil on canvas

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".
Purchased 1885
Accession number
19th c European art
Provenance (1)

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

Bibliography (10)

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. 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.).

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.

Exhibition history (2)

Pictures of children, Fine Art Society PLC, London, 1883–1883