William Holman Hunt

1 portrait

William Holman Hunt, by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt, 1853 - NPG 5834 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

William Holman Hunt

by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
pencil with some wash, 1853
9 1/4 in. x 7 1/2 in. (235 mm x 189 mm)
Purchased, 1985
Primary Collection
NPG 5834


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  • William Holman Hunt (1827-1910), Pre-Raphaelite painter. Sitter in 27 portraits, Artist of 2 portraits.

Artistback to top

  • Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt (1829-1896), Painter and President of the Royal Academy. Artist associated with 39 portraits, Sitter associated with 71 portraits.

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Millais' portrait was drawn shortly before Hunt's departure for the Holy Land in January 1854.

Linked publicationsback to top

  • Marsh, Jan, Character Sketches: The Pre-Raphaelites, 1998
  • Marsh, Jan, Insights: The Pre-Raphaelite Circle, 2005, p. 30
  • Rogers, Malcolm, Master Drawings from the National Portrait Gallery, 1993 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 5 August to 23 October 1994), p. 121
  • Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 321

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