Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910
- Existence: 1827-02-04 - 1910-07-09
William Holman Hunt (1827-1910), English painter, and one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Item — Box: 1, Folder: 55.57
Call Number: MSS 47
Scope and Contents: Rossetti explains that he has been in Paris for the past ten days and so only just received Heaton's latest letter. Rossetti has heard from Ruskin that Heaton would prefer keeping the drawing from the Purgatorio of Rachel and Leah, or Matilda and Beatrice. Rossetti remarks that he has given Matilda and Beatrice the actions of Rachel and Leah and describes the two figures as "of an entirely Oriental character, as the real Rachel and Leah...
Dates: 1855 November 24