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The Bridesmaid

Millais, John Everett (painter)

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The Bridesmaid


Millais, John Everett (painter) [ULAN info: British artist, 1829-1896]







Technique Description

oil on panel


height: 27.9 cm
width: 20.3 cm




given: Harding, Thomas Richards 1889 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

B.G. Windus by 1855; his sales, Christie's, 19 July 1862 (46), bt. in, and 14 February 1868 (314), bt. Gambart; anon. sael (= J.M. Wright, of Liverpool), Christie's, 4 February 1888 (143), bt. Shepperd; T.W. Harding


  1. monogram
    Position: upper left
    Content: JEM
  2. date
    Position: upper left
    Content: 1851


  1. (2005) Treasures of the Fitzwilliam Museum, London: Scala [page: 104]
  2. Earp, F.R. (1902) A Descriptive Catalogue of the Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.) [page: 133]
    [comments: reproduced opp. p. 132]
  3. Prettejohn, Elizabeth (2000) The Art of the Pre-Raphaelites, London?: Tate [page: 149,150]
    [comments: fig.119]
  4. (1912) The Principal Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, London? [page: 110]
    [comments: reproduced]
  5. (1929) The Principal Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (1929), London? [page: 132]
    [comments: reproduced]
  6. Ironside, Robin (1948) Pre-Raphaelite painters,
    [comments: pl. 51]
  7. (1969) The sacred and the profane in symbolist art, Toronto
    [comments: cat. no. 29, reproduced pl. 27]
  8. Goodison, J.W. (1977) Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. III, British School, Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Press [page: 164-166]
  9. Het Fin-de siècle in der nederlandse schilderkunst, [page: 102, fig. 11]
    [comments: Bettina Pollok, /, ‘s-Gravenhage, 1955]
  10. Werner, Marcia (2005) Pre-Raphaelite painting and the Nineteenth Century realism, Cambridge (Cambs.) [page: 150-151]
    [comments: Reproduced (black and white) fig.20 p.151]

Accession Number

499* (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 3637; Input Date: 2000-04-04 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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