Holman Hunt


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1827–1910, English painter. Hunt was a founder of the Pre-Raphaelite brotherhood and one of its most conscientious exponents. His paintings are often crude in color and laborious in technique, but are completely sincere in their devotion to
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|The Finding of the Saviour in the Temple, by William Holman Hunt
This massive canvas by William Holman Hunt is considered the final major
While lacking in its emotional appeal by comparison, Tapestry of Light exceeds Holman Hunt's painting in scale and glamour, and adds to (rather than challenges) the image-overload which is part of today's world.
(2.) William Holman Hunt (1827-1910) The Light of the World (Manchester Art Gallery), March 1851
Katherine Newey begins her Introduction by reminding the reader of John Ruskin's meditation on Holman Hunt's 'The Awakening Conscience', after seeing the new painting at the Royal Academy Exhibition in 1854.
In the course of her curatorial research into the life and work of English pre-Raphaelite painter Holman Hunt, Katharine Lochnan followed up on an obscure connection to a Canadian, Henry Monk, who inspired Hunt's lifelong devotion to Christian Zionism and its hoped-for concomitant, universal peace.
It will include major works by celebrated British painters such as William Holman Hunt, Richard Dadd, Lord Leighton, John Frederick Lewis and David Roberts.
Bringing together over 85 masterpieces from collections around the world, Lure of the East will include major works by celebrated British painters such as William Holman Hunt, Richard Dadd, Lord Leighton, John Frederick Lewis and David Roberts.
According to the Brotherhood's secretary and chief spokesperson for Pre-Raphaelite cause, William Michael Rossetti, the key figures of the movement--his brother Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Holman Hunt, John Everett Millais, and Ford Maddox Brown--agreed from the start on a number of important practical and theoretical issues, most significantly the rule that they should paint directly from nature and strive for absolute fidelity to the facts of the visible world.
William Holman Hunt's Light of the Worm (1851-53), for example, became a perennial favorite as framed print and church window.
It takes about seven pages for the Burne-Jones' works and over six pages for the Rossettis' (F-508-528); and there are also substantial listings for such well known illustrators and painters as Edwin Austin Abbey, James Archer, Gustav Dore, Eleanor Fortescue-Brickdale, Arthur Hughes, William Holman Hunt, David Jones, and others.
After discussion of the Pre-Raphaelite challenge and influence and what emerged from the turmoil of ideas, she looks in depth at William Holman Hunt whose work exemplifies many of the study's themes.