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
Jock MacDonald
Oil on Panel (14.75x12 in) circa 1936
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Wayside Chat
Cornelius Krieghoff
oil on canvas (9.75x13 in) 1855
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Late Light on Storm Islet, LOTW
Robert Genn
Acrylic (14x18 in) 2011
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Untitled
Alexandra Luke
oil on canvas (18x13.75 in) 1955
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Wind Swept
Henry Eric Bergman
oil on panel (7.25x9 in) 1941
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Bear and Two Cubs 3/12
Leo Mol
Bronze (11.5x8x8 in) 1984
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Still Life With Colophon
Peleg Franklin Brownell
oil (10x15.75 in) 1910
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Morning After the Snowstorm
Vojtech Matousek
Oil on Canvas (20x16 in) 2012
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Serpent God in Semi-Human Form
Norval Morrisseau
acrylic (39.5x31.75 in) circa 1971
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Abandoned House
David Milne
Oil on Canvas (12x16 in) 1922
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