Euphemia Chalmers Gray (Afterwards Lady Millais)

Copy, drawn by the subject herself, of an oil-painting by Sir John Everett Millais Bt PRA (1829-96)


Pencil on paper

25.50 x 20.50cm wide

Source: Millais I, facing p.218 (the original work is now at Wightwick Manor, Wolverhampton)

The picture from which this was copied was executed while Millais was staying with the Ruskins in Glenfinlas in Scotland, in order to paint Ruskin's portrait. Effie was then married to Ruskin; but during the lengthy visit, they fell in love. [Commentary continues below. Mouse over the text for links.]

Scanned image by George P. Landow; text by Jacqueline Banerjee.

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