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Millais - Isabella detail 2

Millais - Isabella detail 2

 
 
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detail: Isabella and her lover, whose head ultimately ends up in a pot of basil.

John Everett Millais (1829 – 1896) British artist, one of the founders of the revolutionary "Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood". Millais, a talented painter and awarded medals of the Royal Academy, together with like-minded people challenged traditional art and began to paint nature and people as they are in the open air. But despite such audacity, he received during his life all the possible and hitherto unseen honors available to an artist in England.

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1849
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