Sale 1147 Lot 150
AFRICAN-AMERICAN ART Will Harvey Hunt
(African-American; b. 1910)
Oil on masonite.
Initialed and dated 1940, signed and titled "Coal Mine" verso.
Excellent unusual original frame.
Born in Indianapolis in 1910, Will Harvey Hunt studied at the John Herron School under William Forsyth, Donald Magnus Mattison, and Henrik Martin Mayer. He exhibited at the Hoosier Salon in 1935, 1936, and 1938. His painting, Tornado won the "Outstanding Picture of the Exhibition" prize (or the John C. Schaffer Prize of $500) in the 1935 show. The same year Hunt won the Mary Milliken Award at the John Herron Art School for The Kitchen. His work can be found in the collection of Northwestern University, Chicago.
24" x 18"
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