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William Holl Jr (1807-1871), Engraver
Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist associated with 176 portraits
The son of prominent engraver William Holl, Holl the younger was apprenticed to his father. His first independent commission was a series of portraits for E. Lodge's Portraits of Illustrious Personages (1835). Holl worked in both line engraving and mezzotint and between 1860 and 1871 he exhibited twenty-two engravings at the Royal Academy. He was a founder member of the Chalcographic Society formed by several prominent engravers in 1830.