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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Boats in the Harbour
Maud Lewis
Oil on board (11.75x13.75 in) circa 1958
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Forbes Hill Huntsville
Tom Thomson
oil (8.25x10.25 in) 1915
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Deer in Winter (Buck at Waters Edge)
Maud Lewis
Oil on Panel (12x9 in) circa 1950
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Indians Meeting by a Teepee
Cornelius Krieghoff
oil on canvas (11.5x16 in) 1850
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Grove With Yellow Green
Robert Genn
Acrylic (11x14 in)
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Wayside Cross, Cape a l’Aigle Quebec
Nora Collyer
Oil on Panel (12x14 in) 1946
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Quebec House in Winter
Albert Robinson
oil on panel (8.5x10.5 in) 1922
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Break at South Point, Scotty’s LOTW
Robert Genn
Acrylic (30x34 in) 2007
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Flowers and Fruit
William Goodridge Roberts
oil on panel (12x16 in) 1955
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Still Life
Fritz Brandtner
pen & ink (9.5x12 in)
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