William Holman Hunt art links 


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William Holman Hunt: A Schoolgirl's Hymn, 1858
Photograph by Martin Beek, Creative Commons licensed


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William Holman Hunt

[English Pre-Raphaelite Painter, 1827-1910]

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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteBirmingham Museums & Art Gallery, UK
6 paintings online

Notable SiteBirmingham Museums & Art Gallery, UK
Many drawings and prints online

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  

Notable SiteRoyal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK
The Beloved, 1898

Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums, Scotland

Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
Setting Sun in an Estuary Landscape, drawing

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Study of a bloodhound

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
Christ and the two Marys

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Christchurch Art Gallery / Te Puna O Waiwhetu, New Zealand

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
2 works by or related to the artist

Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska
Oriana (begun by Holman Hunt; completed by Arthur Hughes)

Manchester City Art Gallery, UK

National Museums Liverpool, UK
Overview page with 14 works online

National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Pre-Raphaelite Photographs Exhibition

Southampton City Art Gallery, England

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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The Huntington Library, California

Tyne & Wear Museums Database, England
Isabella and the Pot of Basil, 1867

Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Connecticut
The Lady of Shalott

Wichita Art Museum, Kansas
The Dual Self, watercolor

Winnipeg Art Gallery, Manitoba

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
9 works online when last checked

D'Outre Manche Database of British Art in French Public Collections

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteGoogle Art Project
4 works online

Notable SiteWilliam Holman Hunt at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteWilliam Holman Hunt at The Artchive  

Notable SiteWilliam Holman Hunt at The Athenaeum  
5 works online

Notable SiteWilliam Holman Hunt in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

William Holman Hunt at ArtMagick

William Holman Hunt at CGFA  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

Olga's Gallery

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Nina Auerbach's Homepage

Orientalist Art of the Nineteenth Century
The Shadow of Death, 1870-73

Peter Nahum At The Leicester Galleries, London, UK
Archive of past displayed works which are "sold" or "not for sale"

Shakespeare Illustrated

The Camelot Project
Arthurian illustrations

The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)

The Pre-Raphaelite Society
May Morning on Magdalen Tower, ca.1890

The Victorian Web

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on William Holman Hunt  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
One-hour audio talk highlighting some of Hunt's marketing strategies to make his art accessible to the widest possible audience

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
One-hour audio presentation by Holman Hunt scholar Carol Jacobi, discussing the artist's life art

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