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ID: 500000544
 
Record Type: Person
Stillman, Marie Spartali (English painter and artists' model, 1844-1927)

Note: Stillman was a member of a wealthy Greek family living in London; she was introduced to the Pre-Raphaelite circle through another Greek family, the Ionides, known for their patronage of the arts. She was famed as a great beauty and posed for Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Edward Burne-Jones, Whistler, and the photographer, Julia Margaret Cameron. From 1864-1870 she was a student of Ford Madox Brown. She married an American journalist and amateur artist, W.J. Stillman; they lived in Italy and elsewhere abroad. She exhibited in London and New England; her subjects include female heads, historical scenes, landscapes, and flowers.

Names:
Stillman, Marie Spartali (preferred,V,index)
Marie Spartali Stillman (V,display)
Spartali, Marie (V,BN)
Stillman, Marie S. (V)
Stillman, Maria Spartali (V)
Miss Marie S. Spartali (V)
Stillman, Mrs. William James (V)
Stillman, Marie S. nee Spartali (V)
Stillman, Mrs William James (U)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
model

Gender: female

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Middlesex (England, United Kingdom) (former administrative division)
Died:  London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
spouse of ....  Stillman, William James  
................  (American photographer, painter, and journalist, 1828-1901) [500004889]
step-parent of ....  Stillman, Lisa  
..........................  (American draftsman, active by 1875, died 1946, active in London and Europe) [500068857]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Stillman, Marie Spartali (I)

Biographies:
(English painter and artists' model, 1844-1927) ..... [VP Preferred]
(English painter, 1844-1927) ..... [Grove Art]
(British artist, 1844-1927) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(British painter, 1844-1927) ..... [BHA]

Sources and Contributors:
Marie Spartali Stillman ........ [VP]
...............................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Miss Marie S. Spartali ........ [WCI]
............................................  Witt Computer Index database
Spartali, Marie ........ [Grove Art Preferred, VP]
................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
................................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) Accessed 07/29/2002.
Stillman, Maria Spartali ........ [WCI Preferred]
.................................................  Witt Computer Index database
Stillman, Marie S. ........ [VP, WCP Preferred]
.....................................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
Stillman, Marie S. nee Spartali ........ [VP, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
............................................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Stillman, Marie Spartali ........ [BHA Preferred]
.................................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Stillman, Mrs. William James ........ [VP]
........................................................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002)
Stillman, Mrs William James ........ [Grove Art]
......................................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)

Subject: ........ [BHA, Grove Art, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  Caplan, Artists' Signatures, Symbols, & Monograms (1987)
....................  Country Life 138/3491 (1965) 1780-1781
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) Accessed 07/29/2002.
....................  Petteys, Dictionary of Women Artists (1985)
....................  Pre-Raphaelites
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................  Witt Computer Index database
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
....................  Wood, Dictionary of Victorian Painters (1978)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) Accessed 07/29/2002.
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