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Famous William Holman Hunt Paintings

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List of famous William Holman Hunt paintings, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. A celebrated artist around the world, William Holman Hunt has created some of the most historic paintings of all time. These popular William Holman Hunt paintings fetch insane amounts of money at art auctions, so if you want to buy one then start saving your money now. Going to museums can be expensive and time consuming, so scroll through this list to see paintings that William Holman Hunt created from the comfort of your own home. You can find additional information for these renowned William Holman Hunt paintings by clicking the names of the pieces.

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    A Converted British Family Sheltering a Christian Missionary from the Persecution of the Druids

    A Converted British Family Sheltering a Christian Missionary from the Persecution of the Druids
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    A Converted British Family Sheltering a Christian Missionary from the Persecution of the Druids is a painting by William Holman Hunt that was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1850, and is now in the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford. It was a companion to John Everett Millais's Christ in the House of His Parents. Both artists sought to depict similar episodes from very early Christian history, portraying families helping an injured individual. Both stressed the primitivism of the scene....  more
    • Artist: William Holman Hunt
    • Art Form: Painting
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    Bianca

    Bianca
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    Bianca (1868-1869) is a painting by British artist William Holman Hunt....
    • Artist: William Holman Hunt
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood
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  • Isabella and the Pot of Basil
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    Isabella and the Pot of Basil is a painting completed in 1868 by William Holman Hunt depicting a scene from John Keats's poem Isabella, or the Pot of Basil. It depicts the heroine Isabella caressing the basil pot in which she had buried the severed head of her murdered lover Lorenzo. Hunt had drawn an illustration to the poem in 1848, shortly after the foundation of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, but he had not developed it into a completed painting. The drawing portrayed a very different scene, depicting Lorenzo as a clerk at work while Isabella's brothers study their accounts and order around underlings. Hunt returned to the poem in 1866, shortly after his marriage, when he began to...  more
    • Artist: William Holman Hunt
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood
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    May Morning on Magdalen Tower

    May Morning on Magdalen Tower
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    May Morning on Magdalen Tower (1891) is a painting by British artist William Holman Hunt....
    • Artist: William Holman Hunt
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood
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