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William Holman Hunt (1827-1910), Pre-Raphaelite painter

Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sitter in 27 portraits
Artist of 2 portraits
Holman Hunt entered the Royal Academy Schools in 1844 where he met Millais, who was to become his closest friend. A founding member of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, 1848, and throughout his life an adherent to Pre-Raphaelite principles; his paintings include The Hireling Shepherd, 1852, and The Light of the World, 1854. In the seventies and eighties, Hunt became increasingly isolated artistically, his later work concentrating on religious themes informed by successive visits to the Holy Land. He published his autobiographical Pre-Raphaelitism and the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood in 1905. He died on 7 September 1910 and was buried in St Paul's Cathedral.

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5834

William Holman Hunt

by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
pencil with some wash, 1853
NPG 5834

2803

William Holman Hunt

by Sir William Blake Richmond
oil on canvas, 1900
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2803

Ax17266

William Holman Hunt

by William Jeffrey
albumen carte-de-visite, Summer 1864
NPG Ax17266

Ax7549

William Holman Hunt

by William Jeffrey
albumen carte-de-visite, Autumn 1864
NPG Ax7549

Ax14899

William Holman Hunt

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1865
NPG Ax14899

Ax14942

William Holman Hunt

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1865
NPG Ax14942

Ax28966

William Holman Hunt

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1865
NPG Ax28966

Ax17858

William Holman Hunt

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1865
NPG Ax17858

Ax18329

William Holman Hunt

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1865
NPG Ax18329

Ax39942

William Holman Hunt

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1865
NPG Ax39942

x11985

William Holman Hunt

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1865
NPG x11985

x11988

William Holman Hunt

by Maclure, Macdonald & Co, after Elliott & Fry
photogravure, late 1860s?
NPG x11988

x11987

William Holman Hunt

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, late 1860s?
NPG x11987

x9482

William Holman Hunt

by Elliott & Fry
albumen print, oval, late 1860s?
NPG x9482

Ax132902

'Artists'

published by Hughes & Edmonds
albumen print, published 1876
NPG Ax132902

x4179

William Holman Hunt

by Kingsbury & Notcutt
albumen cabinet card, late 1880s
NPG x4179