Head of a Lady

Alfred William Hunt,

WAG 1993.12

About this object

A Liverpool artist, Hunt was the only surviving son of landscape painter Andrew Hunt (1790-1861). He was educated at Liverpool Collegiate School and Corpus Christi, Oxford, where he won the Newdigate prize and was elected a fellow in 1853.

Hunt decided to become an artist and returned to Liverpool where he studied at Liverpool Academy Life Class. He first exhibited at the Liverpool Academy in 1847 and was elected Associate in 1854, Member in 1856 and a non-resident member in 1865. He also exhibited at the Royal Academy, London from 1856.

Object specifics

  • Artist(s)
    Alfred William Hunt (British: English, born:15 November 1830, died:3 May 1896)
  • Date
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Materials
    Watercolour; Paper
  • Measurements
    paper: 86 cm x 60 cm
  • Physical description
  • Related people
    George Palmer Holt (Previous owner); Alfred William Hunt (Artist/maker)
  • Other number(s)
    WAG Inventory Number: 10878
  • Credit line
    Bequeathed to the Walker Art Gallery by George Palmer Holt in 1990
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Collection
    From the Walker Art Gallery collections

Ownership

Previous owners

  • George Palmer Holt

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1990
    Disposal method: Bequeathed to the Walker Art Gallery
Object view = Fine Art
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