Violet Isabel Hunt

English writer (1862-1942) and daughter of artist Alfred William Hunt (1830 - 1896)

Violet Hunt was the eldest daughter of the well-known landscape painter Alfred William Hunt (1830 - 1896) and novelist Margaret Raine Hunt (1831–1912). She studied at Notting Hill and Ealing high school and and later at Kensington Art School.

Miss Hunt wrote short stories, seventeen novels, a memoir of her Edwardian years, and a biography of Elizabeth Siddal, wife of Pre-Raphaelite artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828 - 1882).
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  • Gender
    Female
  • Relationship
    Previous owner
  • Nationality
    British
  • Born
    1862-09-28
  • Place of birth
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: County Durham: Durham
  • Died
    1942-01-16
  • Place of death
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: London
  • Cause of death
    Pneumonia
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