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John Everett Millais - Pizarro Seizing the Inca of Peru

John Everett Millais - Pizarro Seizing the Inca of Peru

 
 
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Painting "Pizarro Seizing the Inca of Peru", by John Everett Millais, showing Pizarro in the act of capturing the king of the Inca Atahualpa.

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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1845
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