Maria Cassavetti Zambaco (1843-1914)
Inscription: Marie Stillman MDCCCLXXXVI
Collection: British Museum (ref. 1887,1207.1)
Stillman and Zambaco, who modelled for (and became the mistress of) Edward Burne-Jones, were related to each other, and close friends. [Commentary continues below.]
Photograph and text by Jacqueline Banerjee. [Click on the image to enlarge it].