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Henry Holiday

1839-1927 England/Painter-Illustrator-Stained-Glass

 

Brief Biography-Henry Holiday was born in London in 1839. He was closely associated with the Pre-Raphaelite artists. In addition to painting, Holiday was an illustrator, and Lewis Carroll commissioned him to illustrate The Hunting of the Snark. He also designed stained glass and set up successful glassworks in Hampstead, where he undertook many works for churches throughout England. Holiday travelled extensively, gaining inspiration on his visits. His most notable painting is the Meeting of Dante and Beatrice.

 

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saint john's church
keswick cumbria

saint john's church keswick cumbria

the hunting of
the snark

the hunting of the snark

the meeting of dante
and beatrice

the meeting of dante and beatrice