(1896 - 1967)
Peter Hunt was active/lived in Massachusetts. Peter Hunt is known for folk art furniture-peasant art decoration, silkscreen, drawing.
Biography Peter Hunt
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 1920s when the yacht Hunt shared with Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald was forced to take safe harbor in the face of a storm. Wearing a sweeping black cape and a black broad-rimmed hat, holding the leashes of his playful afghan hounds while a red-hea
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