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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Little Beach - Keewatin
Walter Joseph Phillips
watercolour (7x10 in) 1920
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Untitled Still Life - Cactus 16/100
Henry Eric Bergman
wood engraving (6.5x5.5 in) 1925
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Indian Family Cooking at Camp
Cornelius Krieghoff
oil on canvas (11.5x16 in) 1850
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Mongoose Lake, Agawa Canyon, Algoma
Alexander Young Jackson
oil on panel (8.5x10.5 in) 1919
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Ascending Orange
Doug Morton
oil on canvas (84x57 in) 1965
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Horse Cart and Harbour Scene
Maud Lewis
Oil on Panel (13x13.75 in) circa 1955
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Untitled - The Red Barn
Alexander Young Jackson
Silkscreen (24x30 in) circa 1962
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Untitled
Tony Tascona
resin (14x5.5x5 in) 1987
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Chief Pat Grasshopper Sarcees
Nicholas de Grandmaison
oil (24x19.5 in) 1940
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Le Coq 2/8
Jean Paul Riopelle
bronze (18x13x14.5 in) 1969
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