William Holman Hunt


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Related to William Holman Hunt: Dante Gabriel Rossetti, John Everett Millais
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Noun1.William Holman Hunt - Englishman and Pre-Raphaelite painter (1827-1910)William Holman Hunt - Englishman and Pre-Raphaelite painter (1827-1910)
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In the school of the Royal Academy of Painting, in 1848, he met William Holman Hunt and John E.
In around 1900, the painter William Holman Hunt was persuaded to paint a third and final (the largest) version of his popular and iconic The Light of the World, the memorable, allegorical full-length portrait of Christ.
Burne-Jones, as it happens, was never a member of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, founded in 1848 by the painters Dante Gabriel Rossetti, John Everett Millais and William Holman Hunt.
One association recurred throughout my viewing of the paintings, the steel frames of which resemble giant embroidery or quilting hoops: Alfred Lord Tennyson's "Lady of Shalott," and specifically the ballad's Pre-Raphaelite representations by William Holman Hunt and John William Waterhouse.
The 14 artworks, which include paintings by Cornelius van Poelenburgh and David Teniers, the Younger, along with oil paintings by Abraham Solomon and William Holman Hunt, were bequeathed to the nation by collector George Watson.
William Holman Hunt was one of the founding members of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood of artists.
IN THE famous painting The Light of the World by William Holman Hunt the scene is set at night and is of Christ holding a lantern and knocking at a door.
Among his correspondents are such prominent figures as Robert Browning, Thomas Carlyle, Benjamin Disraeli, William Gladstone, Edward Lear, William Holman Hunt, Anthony Trollope and Queen Victoria.
Controversial painter William Holman Hunt (Rafe Spall) is a founding member of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, who sticks up two fingers to the establishment.
William Holman Hunt (Rafe Spall) has returned from the Holy Land with a quantity of hashish and his soon-to-be-famous, biblically inspired painting, The Scapegoat.
Aidan says all the members of the Brotherhood are completely different - John Millais was the truly talented one, William Holman Hunt was the most intense and as for Rossetti, what he lacked in talent he made up for in confidence.
Rafe Spall, son of Tim, is William Holman Hunt and Samuel Barnett, from The History Boys, is John Everett Millais.