Lynn Bogue Hunt
(1878 - 1960)
Lynn Bogue Hunt was active/lived in New York. Lynn Hunt is known for illustration-outdoor genre, wildlife.
Biography Lynn Bogue Hunt
From the introduction to the book, Lynn Bogue Hunt: A Sporting Life by Kevin C. Shelly: Submitted by the author.
Bogue Hunt lived in two worlds throughout his 82 years. Born into
a well-off family, he grew up poor, raised by a single parent: the
tattered coat worn to his high school graduation was patched and let
out; his mismatched pants second-hand. Money mattered to Hunt the rest
of his life.
One of his favorite sayings as an adult was: "Art
for art's sake, but money for God's sake!" During the Depression
his popular and prolific artwork earned him as much as $50,000 a year -
about $650,000 in today's dollars. He had money enough then for a
maid and a fashionable Long Island addr
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