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bubbles after john everett millais pears print portrait
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SA589448

Bubbles After John Everett Millais Pears Print Portrait

Price

£450 | $599 USD | €510 EUR
Item Number: SA589448
Date of manufacture: Victorian
Current Status: in stock
Seller: Mansion House Antiques & Fine Art (on Sellingantiques since 13 November 2009)

Description

This beautiful rare and sought after ' original Pears ' antique print is Titled ''Bubbles ' and is housed in an original late Victorian gilded decorative frame.
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The subject was originally painted by the talented artist John Everett Millais, and was given away with the 1897 Pears annual. Its housed in a lovely giltwood frame which greatly enhances the appearance
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'Bubbles' was painted in 1885-6 and shows a boy blowing bubbles with a pipe and a bowl of soap suds. The boy was the artistís grandson, Willie James, aged about four.
The young boy grew up and in later life became an Admiral.
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To get around the problems of painting the bubbles, the artist had a glass sphere specially manufactured. Millais originally titled his painting 'A Childís World' but it was later changed to 'Bubbles'.
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These early full size prints on thick card are fairly rare to find as originals and today many modern copies are around reprinted in much smaller format.
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Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as Victorian.

Dimensions

Height = 90 cm (36")
Width = 68 cm (27")
Depth = 5 cm (2")

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Mansion House Antiques & Fine Art

East Midlands
United Kingdom
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