Wednesday, July 8, 2009

John Everett Millais - Portrait of Margaret Fuller Maitland

oil on canvas, oval
exhibited Society of Portrait Painters in 1896 (the year of his death)
inscribed 'Fuller Maitland Esq., Stansted, Essex'
Margaret was born in 1856, the daughter of William Fuller Maitland of Stansted Hall. He collected old masters but appreciated modern painting and he bought Millais' Ophelia.

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