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The Ransom  1862

by John Everett Millais

Standing on the right, a kidnapper firmly grasps the arm of a young girl while an armored knight tries to hand over precious jewels. In this theatrical painting, John Everett Millais depicted a sixteenth-century scene of a father paying ransom for his two daughters. [br] The subject matter and technique are typical of the Pre-Raphaelite movement founded by Millais. Altho...
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