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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With Holman Hunt, the key was his very disturbed sexual passion in conflict with his religious zealousness, a simultaneous revulsion and fascination with prostitution.
One morning toward midsummer 1854, as Monk set out before dawn carrying a lantern to work among the fruit trees, he saw two men ride up to Meshullam's house, one of whom was Holman Hunt.
Substantial work on Ford Madox Brown, John Everett Millais, and William Holman Hunt as well as other painters in the Pre-Raphaelite orbit, such as James Smetham, has also appeared.
He takes his sermon's title from the painting, "Triumph of the Innocents," by William Holman Hunt.
Dante Gabriel Rossetti, a late-comer to art, began painting under the tutelage of Holman Hunt.
Founded in England in 1848, the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood originally consisted of Holman Hunt, John Everett Millais, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, James Collinson, William Michael Rossetti, Frederic George Stephens, and Thomas Woolner.
FOURTEEN new art works have gone on display at Leamington Spa Art Gallery and Museum including a painting by Victorian artist William Holman Hunt.
Dressler had worked towards perfecting Luca Della Robbia's sculptures in clay and enamels, which had become hugely popular with influential followers of the Arts and Crafts Movement, such as John Ruskin, Holman Hunt and George Frederick Watts.
Thus, one half of the room is hung with biblical subjects, such as the groundbreaking A Converted British Family Sheltering a Missionary from the Persecution of the Druids (1849-50) by William Holman Hunt (1827-1910), and the other half with modern life paintings, such as the astounding Work (1852-63) by Ford Madox Brown (1821-93), which also address the issue of salvation in the period.
Nevertheless, Kirby will return to the city this month for the opening of an exhibition of his work, The Living and the Dead, in the Walker Art Gallery, which he used to visit as a boy to stare at Solomon J Solomon's Samson and The Triumph of the Innocents, by William Holman Hunt.
The press pack provides an introduction to the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, led by Rossetti, Millais and Holman Hunt, and the importance that that placed on drawing.