Elegant Lady with a Parasol

Elegant Lady with a Parasol



RAOUL MILLAIS (1901-1999)

Elegant Lady with a Parasol

Signed with initials l.r. Black chalk on buff paper

Framed 26.5 by 9.5 cm., 10 by 3 in. (frame size 30 by 48 cm., 11 by 19 in.)

Hesketh Raoul Lejarderay Millais was the grandson of the Pre-Raphaelite artist Sir John Everett Millais, PRA and the son of the sporting artist John Guille Millais. He studied at the Byam Shaw School of Art and, in 1921, at the Royal Academy Schools. He followed his father as an artist, soldier, naturalist, hunter, writer and explorer, travelling with him on painting expeditions to Africa. He is well known for his equestrian paintings and his Spanish work, some created when he accompanied Ernest Hemingway. He is represented in a number of collections throughout Britain including those of the National Trust and National Horseracing Museum.


Height 26.5 cm / 10 12"
Width 9.5 cm / 3 34"
Framed height 30 cm / 12"
Framed width 48 cm / 19"