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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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D21502

Sir Robert Bateson, 1st Bt

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

D36336

Charlton Byam Wollaston

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

D37488

Vice Chancellor Ward

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

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

D37333

John Pridieux Lightfoot

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

D11001

George Smith

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

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

D4937

James Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie, 1st Baron Wharncliffe

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

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

D35233

Henry Fitzmaurice Hallam

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

D36604

Thomas Joseph Pettigrew

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

D36605

Thomas Joseph Pettigrew

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

D5597

Lady Georgina Rebow (née Toler) when Lady Georgina Toler

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

D8509

Sir David Wilkie

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

D8510

Sir David Wilkie

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

D40669

Emily Henrietta Boyle (née Seymour), Countess of Shannon when Lady Boyle

by William Holl Jr, and by Francis Holl, printed by McQueen (Macqueen), published by T.G. March, after John Hayter
stipple engraving, published 1842
NPG D40669

D40670

Emily Henrietta Boyle (née Seymour), Countess of Shannon when Lady Boyle

by William Holl Jr, and by Francis Holl, printed by McQueen (Macqueen), published by T.G. March, after John Hayter
stipple engraving, published 1842
NPG D40670

D40671

Emily Henrietta Boyle (née Seymour), Countess of Shannon when Lady Boyle

by William Holl Jr, and by Francis Holl, printed by McQueen (Macqueen), published by T.G. March, after John Hayter
stipple engraving, published 1842
NPG D40671

D34691

Frances (née Barrington), Countess of Dartmouth

by and published by Francis Holl, after John Hayter
stipple engraving, published 1845 (1844)
NPG D34691

D36553

Thomas Erskine of Linlathen

by Francis Holl, after George Richmond
stipple engraving, (1848 or 1849)
NPG D36553

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