Henry Hunt Wanted for Purchase or Consignment

(1923 - 1985)

Hunt, Henry, Kwakwaka'wakw (KWAKIUTL) artist (b at Fort Rupert, BC 16 Oct 1923; d at Victoria 13 Mar 1985), grandson of George Hunt, father of Tony and Richard Hunt. A principal carver at the BC Provincial Museum for nearly 20 years,

Henry Hunt began his career apprenticed to his father-in-law, Mungo Martin, and Arthur Shaunnesy, another well-known Kwaknaka'wakw carver. It was there that he trained his sons Tony, Stanley and Richard. He and his sons created the magnificent Mungo Martin memorial pole at Alert Bay (1971) and an impressive pole for the Totem Marina at Shuswap Lk.

He is considered to be a master carver and his work is found in international collections, both private and museum.

Historical Sale Highlights

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Untitled (Sailboat on Harbour)
Maud Lewis
Oil on Panel (12x16 in) circa 1964
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Pine Island
Alexander Young Jackson
oil on panel (8.25x10.25 inch) 1937
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My Dad Chopping Wood While We Play
Allen Sapp
Acrylic (16x24 in) circa 2005
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Havre
James Wilson Morrice
oil (19.75x24 in) 1909
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Fall of the Leaf 26/60
Sybil Andrews
lino-cut prints (14.25x10 in) 1934
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Whistler Passage
Robert Genn
Acrylic (20x24 in) 1993
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Manitoba Farm Study
William Kurelek
watercolour (8.75x14.25 in) 1963
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Still Life
Fritz Brandtner
pen & ink (9.5x12 in)
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Untitled
Guido Molinari
Oil on Canvas (12x16 in) 1954
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Across Walter J. Lake
Robert Genn
acrylic (11x14 in)
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