Arts Everyday Living: Women in Art Through the Ages–Hearts are the Winning Hand

John Everett Millais, Hearts are Trump, 1872, oil on canvas, Tate, London, UK

A card of a suit where cards will win over a card that is not of this suit—also called a trump card.

Merriam-Webster dictionary

Pre-Raphaelite British artist John Everett Millais (1829-1896) may have lived during the Victorian period, but he also recreated past eras in works such as Hearts are Trump, set in 18th century England.

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