Sir John Everett Millais, Isabella

The first Pre-Raphaelite painting by Sir John Everett Millais

Sir John Everett Millais, Isabella, 1849, oil on canvas, 103 x 142.8 cm (Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool). A conversation with Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris.

Additional resources

This painting at the Walker Art Gallery

T. J. Barringer, Jason Rosenfeld, Alison Smith, eds., Pre-Raphaelites, Victorian Avant Garde (Tate, 2012).

Elizabeth Prettejohn, The Art of the Pre-Raphaelites (Princeton University Press, 2000).

The Pre-Raphaelites (Tate, 1984).

Smarthistory images for teaching and learning:

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Cite this page as: Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris, "Sir John Everett Millais, Isabella," in Smarthistory, January 18, 2023, accessed November 30, 2023,