Portrait of John Everett Millais

William Michael Rossetti (1829-1919)

12 April 1853

Pencil on paper

Private Collection

As his signature confirms, this is one of the portraits drawn of each other by the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, on this particular day, to send to their friend and associate Thomas Woolner in Australia. It is one of William Rossetti's most successful drawings.

Image, caption material and comment kindly provided by Dennis T. Lanigan. Click on the image to enlarge it. [Jacqueline Banerjee]