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.

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Laurie Lake, Gatineau
Robert Genn
Acrylic (11x14 in)
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Sedna
John Pangnark
Soapstone (6.5x4x5 in) circa 1965
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Untitled Abstract Composition
Jean Paul Riopelle
oil (21.75x15 in) 1964
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Snowstorm
Alfred Joseph Casson
oil on panel (20x24 in) circa 1957
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Inner Structure
Kazuo Nakamura
Oil on Panel (38.25x27 in)
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Sugar Shack
Anne Savage
oil on panel (8.75x12 in) 1928
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Mongoose Lake, Agawa Canyon, Algoma
Alexander Young Jackson
oil on panel (8.5x10.5 in) 1919
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Rain Oxtongue Lake
Alfred Joseph Casson
oil (12x15 in) 1977
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Snowy Afternoon
Marion Long
oil on panel (12x10 in) 1960
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Putting Hay on Haystack
Allen Sapp
Acrylic on Canvas (16x20 in) 1973
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