William Holyoake

(1834 - 17 January 1894)

English painter of genre and historical subjects. He was a member of the Royal Society of British Artists, where he exhibited 53 paintings, holding the position of Vice President for many years and Whistler was elected president of the Society. Holyoake has also exhibited paintings at the Royal Academy and the British Institute. He was also twice the curator of one of the Royal Academy art schools. In 1888 Whistler demanded his resignation from the leadership of the Royal Society although he was in good relations with it.

HRH Princess Louise Marchioness of Lorne after Holyoake 1872

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