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Title: Mrs Leopold Reiss

Object Name: painting

Artist/Maker: Millais, Sir John Everett P.R.A., H.R.I., HRCA
Role in production: artist
Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom, England
Date: 1876

Accession Number: 1932.1
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • oil paint/


  • oil on canvas

Three-quarter length, three-quarter right side portrait of Mrs. Reiss, widow of Manchester merchant Leopold Reiss. She is a well-to-do middle-aged woman wearing a dark dress with a white shawl and bonnet, sitting in a wooden armchair with a book in her lap. To the right, on a small side-table sit a vase of flowers and a number of pictures in small silver frames.


Type: unframed
Height: 122.0 cm
Width: 95.0 cm

Type: framed
Height: 152.4
Width: 126.0
Depth: 14.1