'My First Sermon', 1863, (1947). Creator: John Everett Millais
'My First Sermon', 1863, (1947). 'The Artist's Daughter in Winchelsea Church': portrait of Millais' daughter Effie, aged about five, sitting upright and somewhat daunted, listening to the preacher's message. The location was probably All Saints Church at Kingston-on-Thames, Surrey. A companion piece, painted a year or so later, shows her fast asleep, the novelty of a church service having waned. Painting in the Guildhall Art Gallery, London. From "English Hymns and Hymn Writers", by Adam Fox. [Collins, London, 1947]
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' The Black Cape
' The Black Cape ' - Aubrey Beardsley 's illustration for ' Salome ' by Oscar Wilde first performed in England on 10 May 1905. Richard Strauss 's opera based on this this play premiered 9 December 1905 Dresden.
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Portrait of William Cavendish, 4th Earl and 1st Duke of Devonshire, c.1690-1710
3934292 Portrait of William Cavendish, 4th Earl and 1st Duke of Devonshire, c.1690-1710 (oil on canvas) by Kneller, Godfrey (1646-1723); 214.6x139.7 cm; Collection of the Duke of Devonshire, Chatsworth House, UK; (add.info.: Portrait of William Cavendish, 4th Earl and 1st Duke of Devonshire (1641-1707) sitter was the son of William, 3rd Earl of Devonshire, and his wife Lady Elizabeth Cecil, daughter of the 2nd Earl of Salisbury. In 1662 he married Lady Mary Butler, daughter of the 1st Duke of Ormond.); © Devonshire Collection, Chatsworth; Reproduced by permission of Chatsworth Settlement Trustees; English, out of copyright.
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