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Sir John Everett Millais Watercolor Paintings on Paper

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Description: Two small scale watercolor paintings depicting ships in a harbor and a beach scene, each signed with initials and dated 1878, Sir John Everett Millais (1829-1896) a British artist known for figure and genre painting, images measure 2"H x 4"W sight, combined in a frame measuring 17.875"H x 21.875"W.<br><br>Private Collection Chicago, Illinois.

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After Sir John Everett Millais (1829-1896) A Pears

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Description: After Sir John Everett Millais (1829-1896) A Pears Soap chromolithograph print ' Cherry Ripe ' framed. 35 ½" x 25 ½"

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Etchings for the Art-Union of London by the Etching Club, 1857

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Description: Etchings for the Art-Union of London by the Etching Club, MDCCCLVII29 (of 30) plates with etchings on Chine colléAll etchings numbered and signed in plateNumerous landscapes by various artists such as Samuel Parker, Thomas Creswick, William Henry Hunt or John Everett MillaisDimensions of plates: 36.5 x 26,5 cmDimensions of etchings: 7.5 x 7.5 - 19.5 x 15.5 cmEtchings in very good conditionOne etching from the portfolio, 'The Skylark' by Samuel Palmer, realized more than €2.500 at Bonhams in London in 2012The 'Etching Club' was founded by Charles West Cope in 1838. The artist association that was in existence until 1878, published numerous illustrated works by authors such as Oliver Goldsmith, Shakespeare, John Milton and Thomas Gray. This portfolio, published in 1857, contains 29 (of 30) etchings, signed and numbered in the plate, by the following artist: Charles West Cope (1811-1890), Thomas Creswick (1811-1869), John Frederick Tayler (1806-1889), Thomas Webster (1800-1886), Samuel Palmer (1805-1881), John Callcott Horsley (1817-1903), James Clarke Hook (1819-1907), Richard Ansdell (1815-1885), Henry James Townsend (1810-1890), Richard Redgrave (1804-1888), George B. O'Neill (1828-1917), William Henry Hunt (1790-1864), John Everett Millais (1829-1896). Lacking plate 14 by W.E. Frost 'The Sea Nymph'.Illustration2 leaves (title leaf and table of contents), 29 (of 30) plates with etchings on Chine collé, original boards wrapper.ConditionPlates browned, especially in margins, foxed and with water stains and small marginal blemishes. Etchings on Chine collé, however, not or just minimally affected in margins and all in all in very good condition. Dimensions of etchings between 7.5 x 7.5 cm and 19.5 x 15.5 cm. Dimensions of plates: 36.5 x 26.5 cm, original boards wrapper: 41 x 33 cm.ReferencesSix volumes of the Etching Club's minutes and accounts (1838-92) are held in the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, London. A. Fredericksen, The Etching Club of London: a taste for painters' etchings, exhibition catalog, 2002.R. Smith, 'The rise and fall of the Art Union print', in Print quarterly, 3:2 (1986), p.95-108.R.G. Alexander, A Catalog Of The Etchings Of Samuel Palmer (1937). Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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After John Everett Millais (1829-1896): Little Miss Muffet

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Description: After John Everett Millais (1829-1896): Little Miss Muffet Oil on canvas, unsigned. 24 x 20 in., 25 1/2 x 21 in. (frame).

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SIR JOHN EVERETT MILLAIS P.R.A. (BRITISH 1829-1896) BRUNSWICKER STUDY 8cm x 6cm (3in x 2.5in)

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Description: SIR JOHN EVERETT MILLAIS P.R.A. (BRITISH 1829-1896) BRUNSWICKER STUDY Pencil, arched top 8cm x 6cm (3in x 2.5in)

Condition Report: Largely good condition. After further inspection there is no evidence that this is a study for the black brunswicker. Condition Disclaimer Under the Conditions of Sale applicable to the sale of the lot, buyers must satisfy themselves as to each and every aspect of the quality of the lot, including (without limitation) its authorship, attribution, condition, provenance, authenticity, age, suitability and origin. Lots are sold on an 'as is' basis but the actual condition of the lot may not be as good as indicated by its outward appearance. In particular parts may have been replaced or renewed and lots may not be authentic or of satisfactory quality. Any statement in relation to the lot is merely an expression of opinion of the seller or Lyon & Turnbull and should not be relied upon as an inducement to bid on the lot. Lots are available for inspection prior to the sale and you are strongly advised to examine any lot in which you are interested prior to the sale. Our condition report has not been prepared by a professional conservator, restorer or engineer.

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SIR JOHN EVERETT MILLAIS P.R.A. (BRITISH 1829-1896) ESCAPE OF THE HERETIC 25.5cm x 19cm (10in x 7.5in)

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Description: SIR JOHN EVERETT MILLAIS P.R.A. (BRITISH 1829-1896) ESCAPE OF THE HERETIC Signed with monogram, oil on canvas 25.5cm x 19cm (10in x 7.5in)

Condition Report: Largely good condition, minor retouching to extreme right edge. Condition Disclaimer Under the Conditions of Sale applicable to the sale of the lot, buyers must satisfy themselves as to each and every aspect of the quality of the lot, including (without limitation) its authorship, attribution, condition, provenance, authenticity, age, suitability and origin. Lots are sold on an 'as is' basis but the actual condition of the lot may not be as good as indicated by its outward appearance. In particular parts may have been replaced or renewed and lots may not be authentic or of satisfactory quality. Any statement in relation to the lot is merely an expression of opinion of the seller or Lyon & Turnbull and should not be relied upon as an inducement to bid on the lot. Lots are available for inspection prior to the sale and you are strongly advised to examine any lot in which you are interested prior to the sale. Our condition report has not been prepared by a professional conservator, restorer or engineer.

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SIR JOHN EVERETT MILLAIS P.R.A. (BRITISH 1829-1896) FOR THE SQUIRE 85cm x 63cm (33.5in x 24.75in)

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Description: SIR JOHN EVERETT MILLAIS P.R.A. (BRITISH 1829-1896) FOR THE SQUIRE Signed with a monogram and dated 1882, oil on canvas 85cm x 63cm (33.5in x 24.75in)

Condition Report: The painting has not been re-lined. Inspection with the UV lamp reveals two L-shaped tears about 1.5inches in length to the right of the girl, approximately at elbow height. They have been very skillyfully restored. There is very minor retouching to the nose and forehead. Otherwise good condition. Condition Disclaimer Under the Conditions of Sale applicable to the sale of the lot, buyers must satisfy themselves as to each and every aspect of the quality of the lot, including (without limitation) its authorship, attribution, condition, provenance, authenticity, age, suitability and origin. Lots are sold on an 'as is' basis but the actual condition of the lot may not be as good as indicated by its outward appearance. In particular parts may have been replaced or renewed and lots may not be authentic or of satisfactory quality. Any statement in relation to the lot is merely an expression of opinion of the seller or Lyon & Turnbull and should not be relied upon as an inducement to bid on the lot. Lots are available for inspection prior to the sale and you are strongly advised to examine any lot in which you are interested prior to the sale. Our condition report has not been prepared by a professional conservator, restorer or engineer.

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Sir John Everett Millais British, 1829-1896 The End of a Long Run and A Break from the Hunt: Two

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Description: Sir John Everett Millais British, 1829-1896 The End of a Long Run and A Break from the Hunt: Two Each signed with the artist's monogram and one dated 1869 (ll) Pen and brown ink with wash on paper 9 1/16 x 12 1/2 inches Provenance: Frederick Pickles, Esq., Torweston, Bristol Sotheby's, London, July 11, 1928, lot 60, illus. (bt. Henderson) J.B. Russell, Esq. Eugene Bernald, Ossining, New York

Condition Report: Taped with two 3 inch strips of tape to the mat from the top verso edge. Glue and paper residue along the edges on the verso. Scattered foxing. Discoloration along the edges. Lightly toned. One has a 2 1/2 inch indented line at lower right corner. Only one examined out of the frame. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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JOHN EVERETT MILLAIS, (BRITISH 1829-1896), LANDSCAPE AND FIGURES

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Description: JOHN EVERETT MILLAIS (british 1829-1896)/span LANDSCAPE AND FIGURES Signed with monogram lower right, oil on panel 9 1/4 x 13 1/4 in. (23.5 x 33.7cm) provenance: /spanFrom the Collection of Mrs. H. J. Lay, Surrey, England. Freeman's, Philadelphia, sale of October 19, 1933. By descent in the family, 1952. The Honorable Lawrence Meredith Clemson Smith, Former Board of Trustees President of the American Federation of Arts, 1948-1951. By descent in the family. Private Collection, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Condition Report: The thick chamfered wood panel with wood strip margins is structurally sound. The convex curvature which it has developed with age does not represent any concern and should be left as it is. The painting appears to have been selectively cleaned in the past to reduce or remove grime and varnish in the light areas of the composition. There appear to be various campaigns of retouching around the perimeter of the composition. Elsewhere in the composition retouches appear to be interspersed with various eras of varnish along with possibly original resinous glazes. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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After John Everett Millais (1829-1896): Little Miss Muffet

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Description: After John Everett Millais (1829-1896): Little Miss Muffet Oil on canvas, unsigned. 24 x 20 in., 25 1/2 x 21 in. (frame).

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Circle of Sir John Everett Millais (1829-1896) BUBBLE BOY oil on panel unsigned Label written back: Millais Bubble Boy...

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Description: Circle of Sir John Everett Millais (1829-1896) BUBBLE BOY oil on panel unsigned Label written back: Millais Bubble Boy awarded 1st prize Richmond Virginia 1893 small blue ribbon in corner under glass 8" x 6"

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Portrait Attributed to Sir John Everett Millais

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Description: Portrait of a child attributed to Sir John Everett Millais (1829-1896). Oil painting on board of a resting child in bonnet. Small study for a child's portrait on verso. Apparently unsigned. Period antique gilt wood frame with plaque reading "Millais." Consignor purchased in London, England approximately 30 years ago. Painting measures 7 by 5 inches, frame measures 16 by 14 inches.

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SIR JOHN EVERETT MILLAIS (English. 1829-1896)

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Description: "Lady and Dog on a Balcony with Landscape". Monogrammed and dated 1872 l/r. Oil on Canvas. Measuring 17 1/4" by 13 1/4". Original gesso cast gilded presentation frame with painted name of artist on frame. (Cond: original canvas, scattered crazing, old varnish could use cleaning)

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Sir John Everett Millas (British,  1829-1896) - Stella; Vanessa, and Girl with a Muff (3)

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Description: Three mezzotints after Sir John Everett Millais. Stella; Vanessa; engraved by Atkinson, signed lower left by J.E.Millais, and with blindstamp, 58 x 44cm; with Samuel Cousins, after Millais, Girl with coat and muff, signed by artist and engraver, 62 x 48cm (3)

Condition Report: Condition is fine All a similar size

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after Sir John Everett Millais, PRA (British, 1829-1896)

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Description: after Sir John Everett Millais, PRA (British, 1829-1896) "The Lempriere Family" of Jersey, lithograph, 22 3/4 x 11in. (58 x 28cm.).

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AFTER SIR JOHN EVERETT MILLAIS, (BRITISH 1829-1896),

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Description: AFTER SIR JOHN EVERETT MILLAIS (british 1829-1896) "BUBBLES (A CHILD'S WORLD)" Indistinctly signed, lower right, oil on canvas 32 1/2 x 22 in. (82.6 x 55.9cm) note: After the original in the Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight, England.

Condition Report: In apparently good overall condition, apart from area of restoration behind child's head, with associated patch verso. There is some visible craquelure and stretcher bar marks. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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Sir John Everett Millais procession signed lower left

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Description: Attributed to Sir John Everett Millais, PRA, HRA, HRCA (British, 1829-1896) Death of a Maiden signed lower left "J E Millais 1846" pen and ink heightened with white h:24 w:34 cm

Condition Report: Faded. Very sketchy in areas.

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EUROPEAN SCHOOL (19TH CENTURY) AFTER JOHN EVERETT MILLAIS (1829 - 1896)

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Description: EUROPEAN SCHOOL (19TH CENTURY) AFTER JOHN EVERETT MILLAIS (1829 - 1896) "VICTORY, O LORD" / BIBLICAL SCENE PAINTING, oil on canvas, depicting Moses, Aaron, and Hur during the Battle of Rephidim against the Amalekites, signed and dated indistinctly lower left. In old frame.

Condition Report: Very good condition on original stretchers, canvas with small puncture repair upper left and small areas of retouch, some wear to frame.

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Circle of Sir John Everett Millais (British, 1829-1896) Portrait of a lady, in a gold and black dress, seated, half length

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Description: Circle of Sir John Everett Millais (British, 1829-1896) Portrait of a lady, in a gold and black dress, seated, half length oil on canvas h:90 w:70 cm Provenance: By descent within the family of the sitter.

Condition Report: A little dirty. One L-shaped tear approx 5in in length by her hand, running upwards, and there is a small bump near her head. Unlined. Tears have been repaired, visible from the reverse of the canvas. Line of surface dirt to the left of her head.

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John Everett Millais (1829–1896)

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Description: John Everett Millais (1829–1896) etching, "Going to the Park", signed in the plate, 7 x 5in. and a Frederick Sandys woodcut of Dinae, 7 x 4.5in.

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Sir John Everett Millais (1829-1896) Dante Alighieri, 11.5 x 9in.

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Description: Sir John Everett Millais (1829-1896) watercolour on paper laid on board, Dante Alighieri, monogrammed, 11.5 x 9in.

Condition Report: Watercolour on paper which has been laid down onto a gold painted card backing, all with small dirt specks, minor paint marks and light scratching and scuffing though colours remain good. Small monogram at 4 o'clock. Under glass in a modern parcel gilt woof frame. Provenance: O'Neill Fine Art who gave their provenance as former private collection. Full attribution comes from vendor based on O'Neill provenance which was via an estate sale. Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Gorringes Conditions of Sale.

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John Everett Millais, 1829-1896, England, Watching the Butterflies, a print/etching on paper, sight image 21

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Description: John Everett Millais 1829-1896, England Watching the Butterflies a print/etching on paper double matted and gilt framed under glass sight image 21" high, 15" wide.

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THREE UNFRAMED DRAWINGS AND AN ENGRAVING

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Description: 1) Attributed Sir John Everett Millais (British, 1829-1896), Pencil on paper, laid down on cardboard, Castle ruins Inscribed lower left, " Rheinfelden, 1873", Christie's label verso. 2) Claude Louis Desrais (French 1746-1816), Pen and ink with wash laid down on paper, Two narrative renderings with figures, Both signed lower left, dated 1774 and inscribed with titles. 3) Gustave DorÈ (French, 1832-1883) Pencil on paper, two sided, Battle study Stamped lower center "G. Dore". 4) 2 Engraved bookplates, Punch and Judy. SIZE: 1) 7" x 9 1/4" Overall: 13 1/2" x 16 1/4" 2) Each: 2 1/4" x 3 1/4" 3) 8 1/4" x 6 1/4" 4) 5" x 4" & 4 3/4" x 3 1/4" Mat: 10 1/4" x 13 3/4" CONDITION: 1) Good overall with some foxing. 2) One has toning to the top, good overall. 3) Good with slight toning to edge. 4) Good with toning. 7-70625, 7-70626, 7-70629, 7-70620

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Circle of Sir John Everett Millais (1829–1896) Portrait of a lady, 15 x 11in. unframed

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Description: Circle of Sir John Everett Millais (1829–1896) watercolour, Portrait of a lady, signed and dated May 1843, 15 x 11in. unframed

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Painting, Attributed to Sir John Everett Millais

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Description: Attributed to Sir John Everett Millais (British, 1829-1896), "The Hop Picker," circa 1890, oil on canvas, unsigned, title label affixed verso, canvas: 15.5"h x 13.5"w, overall (with frame): 18.75"h x 16.25"w

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SIR JOHN EVERETT MILLAIS, P.R.A. 1829-1896

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Description: STUDY FOR 'A HUGUENOT'7 by 5 cm., 2 ¾ by 2 in.pencil, arched topPROVENANCEThe artist;By descent to Raoul Millais;By descent to the present ownerLITERATUREJohn Guille Millais, The Life and Letters of Sir John Everett Millais, 2 Vols., London, 1899, I, reproduced, p.137;Arts Council of Great Britain, The Drawings of John Everett Millais, exhibition catalogue by Malcolm Warner, 1979, p.29;Tate Gallery, London, The Pre-Raphaelites, exhibition catalogue, 1984 (under Malcolm Warner's catalogue entry for A Huguenot), p.99NOTEMillais worked on the composition of the painting which came to be called A Huguenot in the period 1851-2. The subject originated in his wish to illustrate Tennyson's poem 'Circumstance' -- which describes 'two lovers whispering by a garden wall'. Holman Hunt encouraged Millais to provide a specific historical setting for the composition. Thus, Millais decided to set the subject in sixteenth-century France, and to show a Huguenot refusing to wear a Roman Catholic badge which might have safeguarded him at a time of persecution of French Protestants. Meyerbeer's opera Les Huguenots, regularly performed at Covent Garden in the early 1850s -- and in which the heroine Valentine is seen attempting to bind a white scarf around her Protestant lover's arm -- seems to have been the immediate inspiration for the subject as treated by Millais. The finished painting, which was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1852, is now in the Makins collection.The present drawing is one of a number of preparatory designs for A Huguenot. What seems to be the first in the sequence is in the collection of Liverpool City Libraries, and shows the two figures alone in a landscape, facing one another, and with her hands in his. Five further sketches, of which the present is the fourth, are reproduced in J.G. Millais' biography of his father. These show different possible treatments of the subject, including on one occasion an arrangement which involved three or four extra figures -- presumably intended as monks or priests -- and with the lovers centrally positioned and facing the spectator. However, in the present simpler and more immediately legible treatment only one subsidiary figure remains, the sinister onlooker in the right-hand background. Of the central couple, the Huguenot himself is placed on the left side -- as he had been in all the previous sketches, with his lover leaning her body against him and with her right arm around his neck. In the last sketch, as in the finished painting, the composition is turned around to show the male figure on the right side.CSN

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SIR JOHN EVERETT MILLAIS, P.R.A. 1829-1896 LEAR AND CORDELIA

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Description: inscribed on a sheet of writing paper attached to the backing: 10 March 91 The little sketch of Lear is my work when I was a lad/... J E Millaisoil on panelPROVENANCESotheby's, 25 March 1964, lot 206 (bought by Ashford);Private collectionCATALOGUE NOTEThis early oil painting by Millais shows the moment in Shakespeare's play when King Lear - his madness abating - sees and recognises his daughter Cordelia. The rich old-masterly colouring and the emphatic characterisation of the figures suggest that Lear and Cordelia was painted in the late 1840s, during a period in which Millais was exploring different historical painting styles. Millias was strongly drawn to literary subjects in his early career. Drawings and paintings of Shakespearean themes occur from about 1848 onwards, the first being an oil sketch for The Death of Romeo and Juliet (Manchester City Art Gallery). A year later, after the formation of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, he painted Ferdinand and Ariel (Tate). Millais particular interest in subjects from King Lear was shared, and perhaps to some degree indebted to, his friend Ford Madox Brown, who had begun a painting in 1848, also inspired by act 4, scene 7 of the play (Tate).

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SIR JOHN EVERETT MILLAIS, P.R.A. 1829-1896 CYMON AND IPHIGENIA

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Description: signed and dated l.r.: Millais 1847pen and inkCATALOGUE NOTEThis previously unrecorded and unpublished drawing is a compositional design for Millais's important early painting Cymon and Iphigenia (National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside; Lady Lever Art Gallery). The subject is that given by Boccaccio in the Decameron. The rustic shepherd Cymon had found Iphigenia as she lay sleeping, and was spellbound by her beauty. In the drawing, as in the finished painting, the two figures are seen at the commencement of their shy courtship.Millais was probably reliant on John Dryden's translation of Boccaccio's cycle of poems. The passage treated in the drawing is as follows: 'Then Cymon first his rustick Voice essay'd, / With proffer'd Service to the parting Maid / To see her safe; his Hand she long deny'd, / But took at length, asham'd of such a Guide; / So Cymon led her home...' Gradually the rustic shepherd is transformed into a noble and accomplished person, as a consequence of loving and being loved by a refined and beautiful woman. All ends happily in the eventual marriage of the lovers, who had in the first place seemed such unlikely suitors.The choice of the subject may have been inspired by William Etty, who had made a copy of Joshua Reynolds's Cymon and Iphigenia, which Millais may have seen (see Dennis Farr, William Etty, London, 1958, pp.181-2, cat. no.296). In addition, Millais may have known versions of the subject by Rubens and Lely.Millais's artistic training had commenced at the age of eight, when he was enrolled at Henry Sass's school, being put to copying engravings and drawing from casts of antique sculpture. In 1840 he became a probationer at the Royal Academy schools, and shortly afterwards was admitted as a full student after submitting a study from the antique and anatomical studies. The following three years were devoted to drawing from the antique. In 1846, aged sixteen, he graduated to the Life Academy, where he would have drawn from the male nude. On one occasion Millais competed for a prize for an outline drawing offered by the Art Union. Although unsuccessful, he would have attempted to fulfil the stated expectation of 'simplicity of composition and expression, severe beauty of form, and pure, correct drawing' - traits which characterise the present drawing of a year or so later.The artist's drawings of the period are consistently treated in outline, and with figures carefully placed across the width in a broadly symmetrical form and in a shallow depth of field, thus revealing his debt to Neo-classical principles. The present drawing shows the strong influence of the linear style of draughtsmanship of John Flaxman (1755-1826), a figure who was still revered at the Royal Academy, where he had served as Professor of Sculpture from 1810. At the end of 1847, the Cyclographic Club - a forerunner of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood - was founded, and served to foster a new naturalism in drawing.The handling of this complex and multi-figured compositional design demonstrates the precocity of Millais's talent as a draughtsman, and both the conservative and progressive directions that his art was taking at this early stage in his professional career.CSN

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                                          Sir John Everett Millais, Bt., P.R.A. (1829-1896)

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Description: Sir John Everett Millais, Bt., P.R.A. (1829-1896) Study of a male nude with added monogram and date and indistinctly inscribed '1847/Life Study RA ...' (lower right)pencil and stump, watermark 'J WHATMAN/TURKEY MILL/1850.', on paper, unframed30 x 20¾ in. (76.2 x 52.8 cm.)

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SIR JOHN EVERETT MILLAIS, P.R.A. | In the Midst of Battle

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Description: watercolour over pencil with scratching out and gum arabic

Condition Report: The sheet is a little cockled and slightly dirty, otherwise in overall good condition. Held under glass in a wood frame with a cream mount; unexamined out of frame."In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

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SIR JOHN EVERETT MILLAIS, P.R.A.

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Description: SIR JOHN EVERETT MILLAIS, P.R.A. 1829-1896 CECILIA HOLT, FROM TROLLOPE'S KEPT IN THE DARK (RECTO), STUDY FOR CINDERELLA signed with monogram and dated 1882 l.l. and inscribed l.c.: " When the letter was completed she found it was one/ she could not send" pen and ink, with bodycolour 26 by 15cm., 10.5 by 6in.

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After John Everett Millais (1829-1896) British. 'A

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Description: After John Everett Millais (1829-1896) British. 'A Minuet', Hand Coloured Engraving, 32" x 25".

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SIR JOHN EVERETT MILLAIS, P.R.A. | Sweetest Eyes were Ever Seen

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Description: pen and ink with bodycolour

Condition Report: The sheet does not appears to be laid down and cockles slightly. The sheet has discoloured otherwise appears sound overall. Held under glass in a gilt wood frame with a beige mount (discoloured); unexamined out of frame."In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

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SIR JOHN EVERETT MILLAIS, P.R.A. | A Girl and a Bird

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Description: oil on panel, oval

Condition Report: The panel appears to be sound. Some wear to the edges and very faint signs of craquelure to the dark pigment of the background. Ultraviolet light reveals some retouching to the edges. Held in a gilt plaster frame with gilt mount. "In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

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After John E Millais

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Description: After SIR JOHN EVERETT MILLAIS (English 1829-1896) "The Maccaroni Eater" Oil on canvas. 14.5 x 9.5 inches/ Signed lower right "J E Millais" Frame: 22.75 x 17.75 inches/ 57.7 x 45.1 centimeters. Frame made by "Thomas A Willomurt NY" PROVENANCE: Came with New York house when current owner's purchased in 1970.

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SIR JOHN EVERETT MILLAIS, P.R.A. | Original Study for <em>A Huguenot</em>

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Description: pencil with watercolour wash

Condition Report: The sheet appears to be sound and is of a good quality thick paper which has not been laid down. The drawing is a little discoloured with some spots of foxing in the corners and above the couple's heads but is in good overall condition and may benefit from a very light clean. There is staining at the extreme edges (covered by the mount) and it is possible that the drawing may have faded. There is the fragment of a rough pen and ink drawing on the reverse depicting a seated girl. Held under glass in a gilt plaster frame with a gilt mount."In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

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Sir John Everett Millais, P.R.A. (1829-1896)

Description: Sir John Everett Millais, P.R.A. (1829-1896) Sisters signed with monogram and dated '1868' (lower left) oil on canvas 42½ x 42½ in. (108 x 108 cm.)

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Sir John Everett Millais, P.R.A. (1829-1896)

Description: Sir John Everett Millais, P.R.A. (1829-1896) Portrait of Lady Campbell, née Nina Lehmann signed with monogram and dated '1884' (centre right) oil on canvas 51 x 33 in. (129.5 x 86 cm.)

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SIR JOHN EVERETT MILLAIS, P.R.A.

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Description: SIR JOHN EVERETT MILLAIS, P.R.A. 1829-1896 CHRISTMAS EVE signed with monogram and dated 1887 l.l. oil on canvas 155 by 130cm.; 61 by 51½in.

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Sir John Everett Millais, P.R.A.

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Sir John Everett Millais, Bt., P.R.A. (1829-1896)

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Description: Little Miss Muffetsigned with monogram and dated '1884' (lower right)oil on canvas49 x 35 1/8 in. (124.5 x 89.2 cm.)

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After John E Millais

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Description: After SIR JOHN EVERETT MILLAIS (English 1829-1896) "The Maccaroni Eater" Oil on canvas. 14.5 x 9.5 inches/ Signed lower right "J E Millais" Frame: 22.75 x 17.75 inches/ 57.7 x 45.1 centimeters. Frame made by "Thomas A Willomurt NY" PROVENANCE: Came with New York house when current owners purchased in 1970.

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Sir John Everett Millais, P.R.A.

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Sir John Everett Millais, Bt., P.R.A. (1829-1896)

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Description: The Grey Ladysigned with monogram and dated '1883' (lower right)oil on canvas55 1/4 x 37 1/4 in. (140.4 x 94.6 cm.)

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 - Sir John Everett Millais, P.R.A. , 1829-1896 the romans leaving britain oil on canvas

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Description: 'The Romans bade the Britaynes farewell, as not minding to returne thither agayne.' signed with monogram and dated 1865 l.r. oil on canvas

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Alice Gray

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Description: Sir John Everett Millais, Bt., P.R.A. (1829-1896) Alice Gray oil on canvas 12 x 8 in. (30.5 x 20.3 cm.)

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Description: Tonbridge Wells, s.i.d.1842 W/C Works on paper (10x5in).

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PRINTS After John Everett Millais

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Description: Girl collecting eggs; girl wearing coat and muffmixed method engravings by Samuel Cousins, both signed by artist and engraver in pencil, I. 58.5 x 40cm (23 x 15 3/4 in).

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f - SIR JOHN EVERETT MILLAIS, BART., P.R.A., H.R.I., H.R.C.A. 1829-1896

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Description: Signed with monogram and dated 1879 l.l.oil on canvasIn mezzotint by Samuel Cousins RA, published by T. McLean, 1881

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                                        Sir John Everett Millais, Bt., P.R.A. (1829-1896)

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Description: Sir John Everett Millais, Bt., P.R.A. (1829-1896) Mrs Sebastian Schlesinger signed with monogram and dated '18/76' (lower right) oil on canvas 45¾ x 29¾ in. (116.3 x 75.6 cm.)

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