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Thomas Hunt, 1854-1929

Nationality: English
Date of Birth: 1854
Place of Birth: Skipton
Date of Death: 1929
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Identity:

Thomas ('Tom') Hunt was a genre painter and watercolourist.

Life:

Hunt studied in Glasgow, Leeds and Paris before settling in Glasgow where he became a regular exhibitor at the Royal Academy (1881-1904) and at the New Watercolour Society. In 1892, Hunt's name was on the list of artists who had promised to contribute to an endowment fund for Queen Margaret College, Glasgow (#03987).

Bibliography:

Bénézit, E., Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, 8 vols, Paris, 1956-61; Wood, Christopher, Victorian Painters, 2 vols., 3rd edtn., revised, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1995; http://www.getty.edu/research (accessed 2003).