Lot 6
  • 6

Sir John Everett Millais, P.R.A.

1,500 - 2,000 GBP
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  • Sir John Everett Millais, P.R.A.
  • In the Midst of Battle
  • signed l.r.: John Everett Millais
  • watercolour over pencil with scratching out and gum arabic
  • 24 by 35cm., 9½ by 14½in.


Given by the artist to Captain William Charles Lemprière and thence by descent until 1979;
Christie's, 13 November 1979, lot 22;
Private collection

Catalogue Note

In the 1840s Millais was a frequent visitor to the home of Lemprière family at Rozel in Jersey. This scene apparently depicts Captain Lemprière, R.H.A. at the Battle of Fuentes de Ouro.