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Francis Holl

(1815-1884), Engraver

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist associated with 100 portraits
The son of prominent engraver William Holl, Francis Holl was apprenticed to his father. He became a successful and fashionable engraver, working for book as well as print publishers. He worked for twenty-five years engraving the queen's pictures and received royal commissions to execute private plates of portraits of the royal family. He engraved many plates after works by famous artists of the day. Between 1856 and 1883, he exhibited twenty engravings at the Royal Academy and was finally elected an associate engraver in 1883.

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Sir Robert Bateson, 1st Bt, by Francis Holl, after  Károly (or Charles) Brocky - NPG D21502

Sir Robert Bateson, 1st Bt

by Francis Holl, after Károly (or Charles) Brocky
stipple engraving, early 19th century
NPG D21502

Charlton Byam Wollaston, by William Holl Jr, and by  Francis Holl, printed by  McQueen (Macqueen) - NPG D36336

Charlton Byam Wollaston

by William Holl Jr, and by Francis Holl, printed by McQueen (Macqueen)
stipple engraving, 19th century
NPG D36336

Vice Chancellor Ward, by Francis Holl, after  George Richmond - NPG D37488

Vice Chancellor Ward

by Francis Holl, after George Richmond
engraving, after 1815
NPG D37488

Elizabeth Wellesley (née Hay), Duchess of Wellington, by William Holl Jr, by  Francis Holl, printed by  McQueen (Macqueen), after  John Hayter - NPG D35629

Elizabeth Wellesley (née Hay), Duchess of Wellington

by William Holl Jr, by Francis Holl, printed by McQueen (Macqueen), after John Hayter
stipple engraving, mid 19th century
NPG D35629

John Pridieux Lightfoot, by Francis Holl, after  George Richmond - NPG D37333

John Pridieux Lightfoot

by Francis Holl, after George Richmond
stipple engraving, mid 19th century
NPG D37333

George Murray, by William Holl Jr, by  Francis Holl, after  Benjamin Rawlinson Faulkner - NPG D39110

George Murray

by William Holl Jr, by Francis Holl, after Benjamin Rawlinson Faulkner
stipple engraving, mid 19th century
NPG D39110

Charlotte Frances Frederica Spencer (née Seymour), Countess Spencer, by Francis Holl, after  James Rannie Swinton - NPG D42013

Charlotte Frances Frederica Spencer (née Seymour), Countess Spencer

by Francis Holl, after James Rannie Swinton
stipple engraving, mid 19th century
NPG D42013

Charlotte Frances Frederica Spencer (née Seymour), Countess Spencer, by Francis Holl, after  James Rannie Swinton - NPG D42014

Charlotte Frances Frederica Spencer (née Seymour), Countess Spencer

by Francis Holl, after James Rannie Swinton
stipple engraving, mid 19th century
NPG D42014

George Smith, by Francis Holl, after  George Richmond - NPG D11001

George Smith

by Francis Holl, after George Richmond
stipple engraving, mid 19th century
NPG D11001

Thomas Murphy, by and published by Francis Holl, published by and after  T.W. Harland - NPG D39104

Thomas Murphy

by and published by Francis Holl, published by and after T.W. Harland
stipple engraving, published 1 July 1835
NPG D39104

Henry Hardinge, 1st Viscount Hardinge of Lahore, by Francis Holl, published by  Henry Thomas Ryall, published by  James Fraser, published by  Sir Francis Graham Moon, 1st Bt, after  Eden Upton Eddis - NPG D35411

Henry Hardinge, 1st Viscount Hardinge of Lahore

by Francis Holl, published by Henry Thomas Ryall, published by James Fraser, published by Sir Francis Graham Moon, 1st Bt, after Eden Upton Eddis
stipple engraving, published 1836
NPG D35411

James Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie, 1st Baron Wharncliffe, by Francis Holl, after  Henry Perronet Briggs - NPG D4937

James Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie, 1st Baron Wharncliffe

by Francis Holl, after Henry Perronet Briggs
stipple engraving, published 1836
NPG D4937

Emily Mary (née Grimston), Countess of Craven, by William Holl Jr, and by  Francis Holl, after  John Hayter - NPG D34225

Emily Mary (née Grimston), Countess of Craven

by William Holl Jr, and by Francis Holl, after John Hayter
stipple engraving, published 1840
NPG D34225

Henry Fitzmaurice Hallam, by Francis Holl, after  George Richmond - NPG D35233

Henry Fitzmaurice Hallam

by Francis Holl, after George Richmond
stipple engraving, 1840s
NPG D35233

Thomas Joseph Pettigrew, by William Holl Jr, and by  Francis Holl, published by  Whittaker & Co, after  Henry Room - NPG D36604

Thomas Joseph Pettigrew

by William Holl Jr, and by Francis Holl, published by Whittaker & Co, after Henry Room
engraving, published 1840
NPG D36604

Thomas Joseph Pettigrew, by William Holl Jr, and by  Francis Holl, published by  Whittaker & Co, after  Henry Room - NPG D36605

Thomas Joseph Pettigrew

by William Holl Jr, and by Francis Holl, published by Whittaker & Co, after Henry Room
engraving, published 1840
NPG D36605

Emily Harriet Stanhope (née Kerrison), Countess Stanhope, by William Holl Jr, and by  Francis Holl, printed by  McQueen (Macqueen), after  John Lucas - NPG D41858

Emily Harriet Stanhope (née Kerrison), Countess Stanhope

by William Holl Jr, and by Francis Holl, printed by McQueen (Macqueen), after John Lucas
stipple and line engraving, published April 1840
NPG D41858

Lady Georgina Rebow (née Toler) when Lady Georgina Toler, by Francis Holl, after  John Hayter - NPG D5597

Lady Georgina Rebow (née Toler) when Lady Georgina Toler

by Francis Holl, after John Hayter
stipple engraving, published 1840
NPG D5597

Sir David Wilkie, by Francis Holl, after  Thomas Phillips - NPG D8509

Sir David Wilkie

by Francis Holl, after Thomas Phillips
stipple and line engraving, circa 1840-1880 (1829)
NPG D8509

Sir David Wilkie, by Francis Holl, after  Thomas Phillips - NPG D8510

Sir David Wilkie

by Francis Holl, after Thomas Phillips
stipple and line engraving, circa 1840-1880 (1829)
NPG D8510

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