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 Peter Hunt  (1896 - 1967)

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Lived/Active: Massachusetts      Known for: folk art furniture-peasant art decoration, silkscreen, drawing

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BIOGRAPHY for Peter Hunt
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Birth
1896 (New York City)
 
Death
1967 (Cape Cod, Massachusetts)

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Massachusetts

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folk art furniture-peasant art decoration, silkscreen, drawing

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A folk artist and story teller with wide-ranging imagination, Peter Hunt, working from the 1930s through the 1960s, made his reputation with peasant decorations on furniture. "A friend of the wealthy, the artistic and the odd-ball, Peter Hunt and his Peasant Village was a well-known fixture on Cape Cod."  Customers included Helena Rubenstein and Frederick Waugh.

A longstanding Cape Cod legend (that Hunt originated and promoted) held that he first arrived in Provincetown in the early (showing 500 of 4134 characters).



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