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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The Goat Girl
Leo Mol
ceramic (10x5.5x4.5 in) 1959
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Old Tourist Camp, Keewatin
Walter Joseph Phillips
watercolour (7.25x12 in) 1920
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Green Lake Cariboo B.C.
Alexander Young Jackson
Oil on Panel (18x24 in) 1946
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Load of Logs
Maud Lewis
oil on board (12x14 in) circa 1955
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The Smiling Stream
Frank Johnston
oil (16x20 in) 1930
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Solo 1/9
Sorel Etrog
Bronze (17.75x3 x3 in) circa 1969
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Head Lake, Haliburton
Alfred Joseph Casson
Oil on Panel (9.25x11.5 in) 1930
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Georgian Bay
Arthur Lismer
oil on panel (12x16 inch) 1935
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Wind Mountain
George Pepper
oil on panel (12.25x14.25 inch) 1944
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Fellow Found a Horse
Allen Sapp
Acrylic (24x30 in) 1974
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