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HUNT, William Morris (1824 - 1879), Painter, sculptor, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HUNT, William Morris (1824 - 1879), Painter, sculptor, draughtsman

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American, 19th century, male.

Born 31 March 1824, in Brattleboro (Vermont); died 8 September 1879, in Appledore, Isles of Simals (New Hampshire), drowned.

Painter, sculptor, draughtsman. History painting, genre scenes, landscapes, figures, portraits, scenes with figures, interiors.

Barbizon School.

William Morris Hunt was the brother of architect Richard Morris Hunt. He studied at Harvard while taking classes in Boston with the sculptor John

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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