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Frank Holl

(1845-1888), Painter; son of Francis Holl

Francis Montague ('Frank') Holl

Sitter in 5 portraits
Artist associated with 18 portraits
Frank Holl was a painter and illustrator. He received his first art instruction from his father, Francis Holl. At the age of fifteen Holl entered the Royal Academy schools, where in 1862 he was awarded a silver medal for drawing and in 1863 the gold medal for a religious subject, Abraham about to Sacrifice Isaac. In 1864 he exhibited two paintings at the Royal Academy, where he continued to show his work regularly until his death. Holl was elected an Academician of the Royal Academy in 1878 and RA in 1883.

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Frank Holl, by Francis Montague ('Frank') Holl - NPG 2531

Frank Holl

by Francis Montague ('Frank') Holl
oil on canvas, 1863
NPG 2531

Francis Holl, by Francis Montague ('Frank') Holl - NPG 2530

Francis Holl

by Francis Montague ('Frank') Holl
oil on canvas
NPG 2530

Samuel Cousins, by Francis Montague ('Frank') Holl - NPG 1751

Samuel Cousins

by Francis Montague ('Frank') Holl
pen and wash, 1879
NPG 1751

Paul Falconer Poole, by Francis Montague ('Frank') Holl - NPG 2532

Paul Falconer Poole

by Francis Montague ('Frank') Holl
oil on canvas, 1879
NPG 2532

Sir Edward Fry, by Francis Montague ('Frank') Holl - NPG 2466

Sir Edward Fry

by Francis Montague ('Frank') Holl
oil on canvas, 1883
NPG 2466

Sir William Agnew, 1st Bt, by Francis Montague ('Frank') Holl - NPG 6991

Sir William Agnew, 1st Bt

by Francis Montague ('Frank') Holl
oil on canvas, 1883
On display in Room 22 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6991

Joe Chamberlain, by Francis Montague ('Frank') Holl - NPG 1604

Joe Chamberlain

by Francis Montague ('Frank') Holl
oil on canvas, 1886
On display in Room 22 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1604

Sir William Schwenck Gilbert, by Francis Montague ('Frank') Holl - NPG 2911

Sir William Schwenck Gilbert

by Francis Montague ('Frank') Holl
oil on canvas, 1886
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2911

Sir John Walter Huddleston, by Francis Montague ('Frank') Holl - NPG 1410

Sir John Walter Huddleston

by Francis Montague ('Frank') Holl
oil on canvas, 1888
On display at Royal Courts of Justice, London
NPG 1410

Thomas Spring Rice, 1st Baron Monteagle of Brandon, by Francis Montague ('Frank') Holl, after  George Richmond - NPG D38914

Thomas Spring Rice, 1st Baron Monteagle of Brandon

by Francis Montague ('Frank') Holl, after George Richmond
stipple engraving, (1850s)
NPG D38914

Garnet Joseph Wolseley, 1st Viscount Wolseley, by Richard Josey, published by  Henry Graves & Co, after  Francis Montague ('Frank') Holl - NPG D36340

Garnet Joseph Wolseley, 1st Viscount Wolseley

by Richard Josey, published by Henry Graves & Co, after Francis Montague ('Frank') Holl
mezzotint, published 31 March 1884
NPG D36340

John Wilson-Patten, Baron Winmarleigh, by Richard Josey, published by  Henry Graves & Co, after  Francis Montague ('Frank') Holl - NPG D37065

John Wilson-Patten, Baron Winmarleigh

by Richard Josey, published by Henry Graves & Co, after Francis Montague ('Frank') Holl
mezzotint, published 22 July 1884
NPG D37065

Henry Thomas Pelham, 3rd Earl of Chichester, by James Scott, after  Francis Montague ('Frank') Holl - NPG D33183

Henry Thomas Pelham, 3rd Earl of Chichester

by James Scott, after Francis Montague ('Frank') Holl
mezzotint, 1886
NPG D33183

Harry George Powlett (né Vane), 4th Duke of Cleveland, by Charles Algernon Tomkins, after  Francis Montague ('Frank') Holl - NPG D33442

Harry George Powlett (né Vane), 4th Duke of Cleveland

by Charles Algernon Tomkins, after Francis Montague ('Frank') Holl
mezzotint, (1886)
NPG D33442

John Poyntz Spencer, 5th Earl Spencer, by Gerald Philip Robinson, published by  Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd, after  Francis Montague ('Frank') Holl - NPG D42009

John Poyntz Spencer, 5th Earl Spencer

by Gerald Philip Robinson, published by Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd, after Francis Montague ('Frank') Holl
mezzotint, published 1 February 1890 (1888)
NPG D42009

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George Gibson Richardson

after Francis Montague ('Frank') Holl
chromolithograph, (1877)
NPG D39713

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Frederick Temple Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, 1st Marquess of Dufferin and Ava

by James Donald Milner, after Francis Montague ('Frank') Holl
pencil drawing, 1927 (1884)
NPG D8903

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