(1876 - 1955)
Edgar Hunt was active/lived in United Kingdom, England. Edgar Hunt is known for realist farm animals, barnyard fowl and water-bird painting.
Biography Edgar Hunt
Edgar Hunt and his brother Walter who were born in Birmingham, were the third generation in the Hunt family to become artists. His grandfather was Charles Hunt (1803-1877) who was well-known for his humorous genre subjects, which he exhibited from 1846 at the Royal Academy and other prestigious venues. Edgar's father was Charles Hunt Jr. (1829-1900). He painted in a similar vein to his father but he also did some animal subjects. With this background of artistic achievement it was natural for Edgar and Walter (1861-1941) to become painters.
Edgar had no formal art training but was schooled by his father. He specialised in painting exquisitely detailed works of farmyard scenes and animals, executed meticulously in a realistic style w
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