William Henry Hunt
(1790 - 1864)
William Henry Hunt was active/lived in England. William Hunt is known for watercolor still life painting, bird's nests, figure, farm scenes.
Biography William Henry Hunt
William Henry Hunt (March 28, 1790 - February 10, 1864), was an English watercolour painter. He was born near Long Acre and was a resident of Marchmont Street, London, and was apprenticed in about 1805 to John Varley, the landscape-painter, with whom he remained five or six years. He exhibited three oil pictures at the Royal Academy in 1807.
He became connected with the Society of Painters in Water Colours at its beginning, and was elected an associate in 1824 and a full member in 1827. Until the year of his death, he was one of the most prolific contributors to the Society's exhibitions. Many years of Hunt's uneventful but industrious life were spent at Hastings. He died of apoplexy.
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