The Order of Release

Sir John Everett Millais Bt PRA (1829-1896)


Oil on canvas

1029 x 737 mm

Courtesy of Tate Britain N01657.

Presented by Sir Henry Tate 1898

Details & related material

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  • Image released under Creative Commons CC-BY-NC-ND