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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Family Going to Cando
Allen Sapp
Acrylic (14x11 in) circa 2000
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Epiphanie
Jean Paul Riopelle
oil on canvas (29x39 in) 1956
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Lumberman’s Cabin Near Whitney
Alfred Joseph Casson
Oil on Panel (9.25x11.25 in) 1942
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Untitled II
Marian Dale Scott
acrylic (24x20 in) 1992
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Thunderers
Frank Johnston
oil on panel (10.5x13.25 in) 1920
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Emerald Lake
Roland Gissing
oil (25x30 in) 1945
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Millard Bay
George Thomson
oil on panel (15x18 in) 1920
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Late Light, Heenan Point, LOTW
Robert Genn
Acrylic on canvas (11x14 in)
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Untitled (Sailboat on Harbour)
Maud Lewis
Oil on Panel (12x16 in) circa 1964
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Untitled Portrait
Nicholas de Grandmaison
oil-pastel (29x22.5 inch)
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