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Byron Alton Hunt

 (1905 - 1993)
Byron Alton Hunt was active/lived in California, Oregon.  Byron Hunt is known for Watercolor Painting; graphic design.

Biography   Byron Alton Hunt

Byron Alton Hunt was born in Eugene, OR on Jan. 19, 1905.  During the 1920s Hunt settled in San Francisco into a studio in the "Monkey Block" (now the Transamerica Pyramid.)  During the Depression he worked as a weaver for the FAP and as a sketcher for Diego Rivera at the Golden Gate International Exposition.  He died in Clear Lake, CA on June 12, 1993. 

Exh:  San Francisco Art Association, 1939-45. 

Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
City Directory; SF Chronicle, 7-9-1993 (obit).

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