Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910

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William Holman Hunt was an English artist and painter. Despite his father's objections, he sought a career as an artist, and studied art at the Royal Academy, where he met Millais and Rossetti; the three of them co-founded the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. Hunt's paintings are richly colored and highly detailed; many have religious or moralistic connotations. He made several journeys to the Middle East, and painted scenes of Jerusalem. He was extremely popular with the general public.

From the description of W. Holman Hunt letters to Mrs. Holliday, 1874-1890. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 60494859

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referencedIn Caine, Hall, Sir, 1853-1931. Letters of Sir Hall Caine, 1895-1928. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882. Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to William Allingham, [1854] Sept. 19. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882. Autograph letter signed : London, to William Allingham, 1855 Jan. 23. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910. Autograph letters signed (27) : to J.E. Millais (19), Lady Millais (2), or their daughter Mary, 1863 Jun. 17-1896 June 5. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910. William Holman Hunt : artist file : study photographs and reproductions of works of art with accompanying documentation 1930?-1990 [graphic] [compiled by staff of The Museum of Modern Art, New York]. Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection
creatorOf Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910. Autograph letter signed : [n.p., n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Morris, William, 1834-1896. Papers of William Morris, 1839-1999. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Albert Stephens Borgman autograph collection, 1600-1950. Houghton Library
referencedIn Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882. Autograph letter signed with initials : place not specified, to [William Allingham], [1854 Aug. 2]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Ruskin, John, 1819-1900. Autograph letter signed : Denmark Hill [London], to Miss Hunt, 1864 Feb. 14. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910. Letter : Campam Hill, to "My dear Burnett," 1874 July 3. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910. Personal and family papers, ca. 1833-1930. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Walter Crane miscellaneous letters, 1882-1914. Houghton Library
creatorOf Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910. Autograph letter signed : to Mrs. Brookfield, 1873 Mar. 27. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hutchinson, Charles Lawrence, 1854-1924. Charles L. Hutchinson papers, 1868-1934. Newberry Library
creatorOf Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910. Autograph letter signed : London, to an unidentified recipient, 1880 May 5. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn William Holman Hunt: Letters to Henry Virtue Tebbs, 1862-1874 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
creatorOf Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910. Autograph letter signed : London, to an unidentified recipient, 1857 Mar. 24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882. Autograph letter signed with initials : Hastings, to William Allingham, 1854 June 26. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910. Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Shields, 1899, "Oct?" Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Rossetti, William Michael, 1829-1919. Letters, 1851-1914. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910. Autograph letter signed : London, to Mr. Oldfield, 1868 May 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colour (Great Britain). Letters received by Bernard Evans, 1878-1911. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Broadley, Alexander Meyrick, 1847-1916. Collection of autograph letters, ca. 1822-ca. 1902. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Correspondence of William Holman Hunt, 1857-1909 GB 206 Leeds University Library
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Finnie, John, 1829-1907. Letter : Tywyn near Conway, to "My Dear Grundy," undated. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910. Autograph letter signed : [London?], to "dear Sir", 1883 Nov. 1. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn John Ruskin collection of papers, 1835-1914, 1855-1889 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
referencedIn Bierstadt, Albert, 1830-1902. Letters sent, 1867, 1879. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn John Keats miscellaneous papers and portraits, 1816-1934. Houghton Library
referencedIn Hughes, Edward Robert, 1851-1914. Edward Robert Hughes letters, 1883-1914. Princeton University Library
referencedIn Patmore, Coventry, 1823-1896. Letters to William Holman Hunt, 1852-1865. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894. Autograph letter signed : [London], to Mr. Phelps, 1880 June 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf William Holman Hunt: Letters to Henry Virtue Tebbs, 1862-1874 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
creatorOf Corbould, Edward Henry, 1815-1905. Letters from four English artists, ca. 1825-1925 (bulk 1846-1878) Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910,. Autograph letters signed from William Holman Hunt, London, to various people [manuscript], 1864-1889. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Furnivall, Frederick James, 1825-1910. Correspondence of Frederick James Furnivall, 1843-1910 (bulk 1848-1895). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Harcourt Amory collection of Lewis Carroll, 1843-1915. Houghton Library
creatorOf Farrar, F. W. (Frederic William), 1831-1903. Letters, 1876-1889. Indiana University
referencedIn Edward Lear miscellaneous correspondence, 1836-1888. Houghton Library
referencedIn Hunt, Marion Edith Waugh. Hunt-Tupper collection, 1850-ca. 1925. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910,. Letters to William Holman Hunt, 1844-1922. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Balfour, Eustace James Anthony, 1854-1912,. Letters of Eustace James Anthony Balfour, 1854-1937 (bulk 1880-1914). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Rossetti, William Michael, 1829-1919. Correspondence, ca. 1851-1912. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Ruskin, John, 1819-1900. Autograph letters signed (2) : [n.p.], to Mr. [William Holman] Hunt, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Montagu family papers, 1739-1920. Houghton Library
referencedIn Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882. Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to William Allingham, Sunday [1854 July 23]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Shields, Frederic, 1833-1911. Correspondence, ca. 1873-1909. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910. Letter, 1878, June 9, London, to Mrs. Margaret Sinclair Raven. Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
creatorOf Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910,. Autograph letter signed from W. Holman Hunt, Fulham, to George Barnett Smith [manuscript], 1888 June 19. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Richard Owen papers, 1827-1889, 1827-1889 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910. Papers, 1853-1891. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910. William Holman Hunt fonds. University of British Columbia Library
creatorOf Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910. Letter of William Holman Hunt, 1873. Library of Congress
creatorOf Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910. W. Holman Hunt autograph letter and sketch to Ward, 1859. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Burne-Jones, Edward Coley, Sir, 1833-1898. Autograph letters signed (15) : to William Holman Hunt, [ca. 1870-1897]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910. Letters, 1885-1886. Brooklyn College
referencedIn Autograph letters signed and one inscribed leaflet from Edward Lear (1812-1888) to Henry Austin Bruce, 1st Lord Aberdare (1815-1195) or his wife, Nora Creina Blanche Napier, all written approximately 1860-1884. Also, correspondence relating to the letters, 1976-1987., 1860-1987
creatorOf Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910. Autograph letter signed : Bayswater, to an unnamed person, 1868 June 19. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Liebert, Herman W.,. Herman W. Liebert manuscript collection, 1604-1987. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910. Letters, 1852-1894. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Emerson family papers, 1699-1939. Houghton Library
referencedIn Fry, Roger Eliot, 1866-1934. Letters, ca. 1900-1927. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Lear, Edward, 1812-1888. Papers, 1860-1884. Florida State University
referencedIn Henry Adams autograph album, 1833-1939. Houghton Library
creatorOf Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910. Autograph letter signed : [London], to an unnamed correspondent, 1875 Oct. 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910. Letter : Fulham, S.W., to E. Landseer Grundy, 1893 June 26. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910. William Holman Hunt collection, 1853-1926. Princeton University Library
creatorOf Stephen, Leslie, Sir, 1832-1904. Sir Leslie Stephen collection of papers, [1859]-1939. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910. W. Holman Hunt letters to Mrs. Holliday, 1874-1890. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
referencedIn Abigail Adams collection of Victorian autographs, 1837-1864. Houghton Library
referencedIn Woolner, Thomas, 1825-1892. Letters, ca. 1849-1890. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882. Autograph letter signed : Bath, to William Allingham, [1856 Dec. 18]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Herman W. Liebert manuscript collection, 1604-1987 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882. Autograph letter signed with initials : place not specified, to William Allingham, Friday [1856 Apr. 25]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Ruskin, John, 1819-1900. John Ruskin papers, ca. 1837-1904. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Owen, Richard, 1804-1892. Papers, 1827-1889. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910. Autograph letter signed : London, to W.J. Broderip, 1857 Nov. 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Liebert, Herman W.,. Herman W. Liebert manuscript collection, 1604-1987. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Millais, John Everett, Sir, 1829-1896. Correspondence, draft manuscript and photographs, ca. 1856-1896 (1919). Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892. Album, 1853-1898. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Millais, John Everett, Sir, 1829-1896. Autograph letter signed : Langham Place, to Holman Hunt, 1855 May 22. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Sympathy letters for victims of the Messina and Reggio earthquakes, 1908-1911. Houghton Library
referencedIn Stephens, Frederic George, 1828-1907. Correspondence, ca. 1850-1906. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910. Autograph letter signed : Burton Park, Petworth, to an unidentified correspondent, 1864 Oct. 26. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn De Morgan, William Frend, 1839-1917. Correspondence, ca. 1890-1916. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Sir Leslie Stephen collection of papers, 1859]-1939 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
creatorOf Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910. William Holman Hunt manuscript material : 2 items, 1860-1862 New York Public Library System, NYPL
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correspondedWith Adams, Abigail, 1808-1899 person
associatedWith Adams, Henry, 1838-1918 person
associatedWith Allingham, William, 1824-1889. person
correspondedWith Amory, Harcourt, 1855-1925 person
associatedWith Balfour, Eustace James Anthony, 1854-1912, person
associatedWith Bennoch, Francis, 1812-1890, person
associatedWith Besant, Walter, Sir, 1836-1901, person
associatedWith Bierstadt, Albert, 1830-1902. person
associatedWith Borgman, Albert Stephens, 1890-1954 person
associatedWith Broadley, Alexander Meyrick, 1847-1916. person
associatedWith Broderip, W. J., person
associatedWith Brookfield, Mrs, person
associatedWith Brown, Ford Madox, 1821-1893. person
associatedWith Burne-Jones, Edward Coley, 1833-1898. person
associatedWith Caine, Hall, Sir, 1853-1931. person
correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
associatedWith Chamberlain, Austen, Sir, 1863-1937. person
associatedWith Clodd Edward 1840-1930 person
associatedWith Combe, Thomas, 1797-1872. person
associatedWith Crane, Walter, 1845-1915 person
associatedWith Cremin, Robert, person
associatedWith Cremin, Robert, Mrs, person
associatedWith Cross, John, 1807-1861. person
associatedWith Cunynghame, Henry H. (Henry Hardinge), Sir, 1848-1935. person
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
associatedWith De Morgan, William Frend, 1839-1917. person
associatedWith Deverell, Walter. person
correspondedWith Dixon, William Hepworth, 1821-1879 person
associatedWith Emerson family. family
associatedWith Fales, DeCoursey, 1888-1966, person
associatedWith Farrar, Frederic William, 1831-1903. person
associatedWith Finnie, John, 1829-1907. person
associatedWith Finn, James, person
associatedWith Fry, Roger Eliot, 1866-1934. person
associatedWith Furnivall, Frederick James, 1825-1910. person
associatedWith Gilbert, John, Sir, 1817-1897. person
associatedWith Grattan, E.A., person
associatedWith Grundy, E. Landseer. person
associatedWith Hewlett, Maurice, 1861-1923. person
associatedWith Holman-Hunt, Edith. person
associatedWith Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894. person
associatedWith Hughes, Edward Robert, 1851-1914. person
associatedWith Hughes, Edward Robert, d. 1914. person
associatedWith Hughes, Francis Ford, person
associatedWith Hunt, Alfred, 1830-1896. person
associatedWith Hunt, Edith. person
associatedWith Hunt, Edward Henry. person
associatedWith Hunt family. family
associatedWith Hunt Margaret 1831-1912 person
associatedWith Hunt, Marion Edith Waugh Holman. person
associatedWith Hunt William Holman 1827-1910 person
associatedWith Hutchinson, Charles Lawrence, 1854-1924. person
associatedWith Irving, Henry, Sir, 1838-1905. person
associatedWith Japp, Alexander H. (Alexander Hay), 1839-1905, person
correspondedWith Keats, John, 1795-1821 person
associatedWith Lear, Edward, 1812-1888. person
associatedWith Levi, Arthur. person
associatedWith Liebert, Herman W., person
associatedWith Liebert, Herman W., collector. person
associatedWith Macmillan, Alexander, 1818-1896. person
associatedWith Marshall, Frank A. (Frank Albert), 1840-1889. person
associatedWith Millais, Euphemia Chalmers Gray, Lady, 1828-1897, person
associatedWith Millais, John Everett, Sir, 1829-1896. person
associatedWith Millais, John Everett, Sir, 1829-1896. person
associatedWith Millais, Mary, person
correspondedWith Montagu family. family
associatedWith Morris, William, 1834-1896. person
associatedWith Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Oldfield, Mr, person
associatedWith Owen, Richard, 1804-1892. person
correspondedWith Patmore, Coventry, 1823-1896. person
associatedWith Pocock, Lewis, 1808-1882, person
correspondedWith Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood corporateBody
associatedWith Raven, Margaret Sinclair (Dunbar), Mrs., person
associatedWith Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915- person
associatedWith Richmond, W. B. (William Blake), Sir, 1842-1921. person
associatedWith Rivington, T.A., person
associatedWith Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882. person
associatedWith Rossetti, William Michael, 1829-1919. person
associatedWith Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colour (Great Britain) corporateBody
associatedWith Ruskin, John, 1819-1900. person
associatedWith Scott, William Bell, 1811-1890. person
associatedWith Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 person
associatedWith Shields, person
associatedWith Shields, Frederic, 1833-1911. person
correspondedWith Smith, George Barnett, 1841-1909 person
associatedWith Stanhope, Spencer. person
associatedWith Stephen, Leslie, Sir, 1832-1904. person
associatedWith Stephens, Frederic George, 1828-1907. person
correspondedWith Symons, Arthur, 1865-1945 person
associatedWith Taylor, W.H., person
associatedWith Tebbs Henry Virtue fl 1820-1870 person
associatedWith Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892. person
associatedWith Trench, Mary, person
correspondedWith Ward person
associatedWith Wells, Ellis, person
associatedWith Woolner, Thomas, 1825-1892. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Great Britain
England
Great Britain
Great Britain
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Art, British
Pre--Raphaelites
Letters 20th century
Painters--19th century--Correspondence
Pre--Raphaelitism--History--Sources
Painting, British--19th century
Pre--Raphaelites--Correspondence
Letters 19th century
Pre--Raphaelites England
Art--British (?)--Reproductions
Pre--Raphaelite Brotherhood
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Artists
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Birth 1827-04-02

Death 1910-09-07

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