Title: Head of a Lady
Date: unknown or unrecorded
Artist(s): Alfred William Hunt (British: English, born:1830-11-15, died:1896-05-03)
Materials: Watercolour; Paper
Information: 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.
Accession no: WAG 1993.12
Credit line: Bequeathed to the Walker Art Gallery by George Palmer Holt in 1990
Location: Item not currently on display