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 Prairie Scene
Ernest Lindner
watercolour (14x21 in) 1940
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Rashied's Dream - A Fantasy
William Kurelek
mixed media (7.5x14.5 inch) 1973
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The First Snowfall
William Kurelek
Mixed Media (13.75x13.25 in) 1971
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Power of the Positive
Norval Morrisseau
Acrylic on Canvas (24x20 in) circa 1976
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Horse Hauling Logs
Maud Lewis
Oil on Board (11x14 in) 1964
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Tangle
Emily Carr
oil (37.25x24 in) 1937
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Mother and Child
Norval Morrisseau
Acrylic on paper (29.5x22 in) circa 1969
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The Old Canadian Pioneer
Marc Aurele de Foy Suzor-Cote
bronze (15.75x9.25x17.5 in) 1912
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Untitled - 1968
Marian Dale Scott
oil on canvas (34x36 in) 1968
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A Spire in the Bugaboos
Robert Genn
Acrylic on canvas (16x20 in) 2013
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