(1904 - 1984)
Peter Hurd was active/lived in New Mexico, Pennsylvania. Peter Hurd is known for western landscape, genre and portrait painting, etching.
A regionalist painter known for his landscape, figure and genre
paintings of New Mexico, Peter Hurd was especially focused on capturing
light and atmosphere. His preferred medium was tempera on gesso
panel, and many of his works depict the panoramic views he saw from his
beloved ranch land as well as the people
with whom he was most familiar---Indians, Mexicans, and
Caucasians. He was also a muralist and did many lithographs and
Hurd was born in Roswell, New Mexico on February 22, 1904 as Harold Hurd, Jr. Called Pete from his early days on, he legally changed his name to Peter in his early twenties. In 1921, he enrolled as a student at West Point Military Academy in New York
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