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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


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

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

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

Unknown, Millais, London, 1899, 68, 158 (illus.).

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

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

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

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

Unknown and Unknown, Millais, 2007, 140, 141, 181 (colour illus.). cat.no.105

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