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

Francis Montague ('Frank') Holl

Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue

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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2531

Frank Holl

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

Ax17723

Frank Holl

by Lock & Whitfield, published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington
woodburytype, published 1883
NPG Ax17723

x134551

Frank Holl

by Lock & Whitfield, published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington
woodburytype, published 1883
NPG x134551

D42236

Key to Private View of the Old Masters Exhibition, Royal Academy, 1888

after Henry Jamyn Brooks
photograph, 1919 or after
NPG D42236

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