See also:English painter, son of Andrew
See also:Hunt, a landscape painter, was
See also:born at Liverpool in 183o . He began to paint while at the Liverpool Collegiate School; but as the idea of adopting the artist's profession was not favoured by his
See also:father, he went in 1848 to Corpus Christi
See also:Oxford . His career there was distinguished; he won the
See also:Newdigate Prize in 1851, and became a
See also:Fellow of Corpus in 1858 . He did not, however, abandon his
See also:artistic practice, for, encouraged by
See also:Ruskin, he exhibited at the Royal Academy in 18J4, and thenceforward regularly contributed landscapes in oil and
See also:colour to the
See also:London and provincial exhibitions . In 1861 he married, gave up his Fellowship, and was elected an Associate of the Royal Society of Painters in Water-
See also:Colours, receiving full membership three years later . His
See also:work is distinguished mainly by its exquisite quality and a poetic rendering of atmosphere . Hunt died on 3rd May 1896 . Mrs A . W . Hunt(nee
See also:Margaret Raine) wrote several
See also:works of fiction; and one of her daughters,
See also:Violet Hunt, is well known as a novelist . See
See also:Wedmore, "
See also:Alfred Hunt,"
See also:Magazine of
See also:Art (1891);
See also:Exhibition of Drawings in Water Colour by Alfred
See also:William Hunt,
See also:Fine Arts
See also:Club (1897) .
HUNSTANTON [commonly pronounced Hunston]
HENRY HUNT (1i73-1835)
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