Great Paintings: The Escape of a Heretic by John Everett Millais

The Escape of a Heretic
Source: Museo de Arte de Ponce

There’s a particular type of dramatic history painting that is unique to the art of John Everett Millais. While Millais is typically known as a Pre-Raphaelite painter-not a group of artists typically known for dramatic scenes-he experimented with many different artistic styles and techniques during his long career.