Lot 1711. Sir John Everett Millais

Starting price:€ 8 500
Auction date:02.12.2018   12:00
ID 139832
Lot 1711Sir John Everett Millais
(1829 Southampton - 1896 London)
"A Tasty morsel" (A treat). Original title
Interior scene with a small girl Feeding a big, lying next to her dog. Very finely painted, in the fabric and the vibrant, subtle portrayal of the animal and the child of artistic, delicate, virtuoso display. The great English Präraffaelit described in addition to symbolist themes and artificial, mainly female Portraits is a series of charming, highly sensitive Children's portraits like this. In 1848 he was one of the founding members of the pre-Raphaelite brotherhood and the most Talented of all, in 1852, he completed his most famous painting "Ophelia". In 1861 he had great success with his children's pictures. Oil/canvas;. l. u. ligature-Monograph. "JME" with Dat. 1876. Verso old collection label with the inscription "No. 2. a Tasty Morsel painted by Sir J. E. Millais, R. A. purchased from the Whitechapel art Gallery exhibition no. 316." and undeutl. Label on the canvas; 41 cm x 51 cm. Frame.
Provenance: Auction Bruun Rasmussen, 15. In May 2001, Lot No. 1112.
Oil on canvas. Monogrammed and dated 1976. Inscribed on an old collection label with title and provenance on the reverse.

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