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Hunt, Peter
Biography:
 
(1898-1969) Extremely well known folk artist and furniture painter.  Very few of his items come to market.  He had some very well known students painting for him in the 60's Nancy Whorf, Carol Whorf Westcott and Francis Shea are among his many students and painters of the furniture and collectible items.  Recent auction prices are seeing his works and works of his "school" skyrocketing.

    Lot  88  Peter  Hunt
Biography:  (1898-1969) Extremely well known folk artist and furniture painter.  Very few of his items come to market.  He had some very well known students painting for him in the 60's Nancy Whorf, Carol Whorf Westcott and Francis Shea are among his many students and painters of the furniture and collectible items.  Recent auction prices are seeing his works and works of his "school" skyrocketing.

Title:  Auton dans Ovince
Medium:  painted furniture (table)
Art Size (H x W):  31.25 x 39.25 x 24
Signature:  signed
Notes:  titled
Condition:  fair, some paint chipping
Frame Style:  none
Frame Size (H x W):  -
Provenance:  Wellfleet art collection


SIDE 1
SIDE 2
TOP CLOSE
TOP CLOSER 1
TOP CLOSER 2
 
sold for 292.50

7.17.11

Lot  89  Peter  Hunt
Biography:  (1898-1969) Extremely well known folk artist and furniture painter.  Very few of his items come to market.  He had some very well known students painting for him in the 60's Nancy Whorf, Carol Whorf Westcott and Francis Shea are among his many students and painters of the furniture and collectible items.  Recent auction prices are seeing his works and works of his "school" skyrocketing.

Title:  Painted Desk
Medium:  painted furniture (desk)
Art Size (H x W):  45.5 x 30.25 x 12
Signature:  signed middle shelf
Notes:  dated '44, also inscribed front lid (Paris)
Condition:  fair, some paint chipping, right leg repaired (visible crack, see images)
Frame Style:  none
Frame Size (H x W):  -
Provenance:  Wellfleet art collection


FRONT ANGLE
OUTSIDE, SIDE 1
INSIDE, SIDE 1
OUTSIDE, SIDE 2
INSIDE, SIDE 2
SIDE 2 LEG INSIDE
SIDE 2 LEG OUTSIDE
DESK LID OPEN
SHELF 1, CLOSE
SHELF 2, CLOSE
FRONT CLOSE
BACK
TOP
 
sold for 468.00

7.17.11

  Lot  90  Peter  Hunt
Biography:  (1898-1969) Extremely well known folk artist and furniture painter.  Very few of his items come to market.  He had some very well known students painting for him in the 60's Nancy Whorf, Carol Whorf Westcott and Francis Shea are among his many students and painters of the furniture and collectible items.  Recent auction prices are seeing his works and works of his "school" skyrocketing.

Title:  Untitled Heart Design Foot Stool
Medium:  painted furniture (foot stool)
Art Size (H x W):  10.25 diameter x 7.75 Height
Signature:  signed on bottom
Notes: 
Condition:  very good
Frame Style:  none
Frame Size (H x W):  -
Provenance:  Wellfleet art collection


BOTTOM
SIGNATURE
 
sold for 204.75

7.17.11

Lot  91  Peter  Hunt
Biography:  (1898-1969) Extremely well known folk artist and furniture painter.  Very few of his items come to market.  He had some very well known students painting for him in the 60's Nancy Whorf, Carol Whorf Westcott and Francis Shea are among his many students and painters of the furniture and collectible items.  Recent auction prices are seeing his works and works of his "school" skyrocketing.

Title:  The Pony Express Stationary
Medium:  work on paper
Art Size (H x W):  11.5 x 9
Signature:  signed on cover of box in print
Notes:  box of stationary including box, envelopes and stationary, printed by P.P. Kellogg & Co., Springfield, Mass.  Box contains 18 sheets of stationary and 12 envelopes
Condition:  box has spots upper front
Frame Style:  none
Frame Size (H x W):  -
Provenance:  donated to the Christian Union Church, Truro


FRONT
INSIDE OF BOX
STATIONARY TOP
ENVELOPE CLOSE
SIGNATURE
FRONT CLOSE
BACK
BACK CLOSE
 
sold for 11.70

7.17.11

Lot  92  School of Peter  Hunt
Biography:  (1898-1969) Extremely well known folk artist and furniture painter.  Very few of his items come to market.  He had some very well known students painting for him in the 60's Nancy Whorf, Carol Whorf Westcott and Francis Shea are among his many students and painters of the furniture and collectible items.  Recent auction prices are seeing his works and works of his "school" skyrocketing.

Title:  Figure on Horse
Medium:  painted metal (box)
Art Size (H x W):  2.25 x 7.75 x 6.675
Signature:  unsigned
Notes: 
Condition:  fair, dent on lid, also flakes missing
Frame Style:  none
Frame Size (H x W):  -
Provenance:  Wellfleet art collection


FRONT
OPEN LID
SIDE
BOTTOM
 
sold for 35.10

7.17.11

Lot  72

Artist:  Hunt, Peter

Biography: 
(1898-1969) Extremely well known folk artist and furniture painter.  Very few of his items come to market.  He had some very well known students painting for him in the 60's Nancy Whorf, Carol Whorf Westcott and Francis Shea are among his many students and painters of the furniture and collectible items.  Recent auction prices are seeing his works and works of his "school" skyrocketing.

Title:  Untitled School Desk and Chair
Medium:  painted furniture
Size (H x W):  desk: 26.5 x 26 x 20  chair: 27.25 x 16 x 14
Signature:  signed inside of desk, Peter Hunt
Frame Size (H x W):  -
Frame Style:  none
Notes: 
Condition:  good
Provenance:  Cape Cod art collection

est. $600 - $1000

FRONT
SIDE 1
SIDE 2
BACK
OPEN
SIGNATURE
CHAIR TOP
 
sold for 702.00

2.20.11

Lot  61

Artist:  Hunt (attributed to), Peter

Biography: 
(1898-1969) Extremely well known folk artist and furniture painter.  Very few of his items come to market.  He had some very well known students painting for him in the 60's Nancy Whorf, Carol Whorf Westcott and Francis Shea are among his many students and painters of the furniture and collectible items.  Recent auction prices are seeing his works and works of his "school" skyrocketing.

Title:  Untitled Desk
Medium:  painted furniture
Size (H x W):  30.5 x 36.5 x 24.25
Signature:  unsigned
Frame Size (H x W):  -
Frame Style:  none
Notes:  dated 1948
Provenance:  private collection from abroad
Condition:  good

FRONT
FRONT SIDE
FRONT CLOSE
BACK CLOSE
TOP
sold for $175.50

01.01.2011
Lot 110
Artist:  Hunt, Peter

Title:  Owl
Medium:  color screen print
Size (H x W):  31.5 x 25
Signature:  slm in print only
Notes:  was exhibited at Seashore Point, part of the private collection of James Bakker and Russell Bigelow
Frame Style:  stained wood
Frame Size (exterior-H x W):  35.5 x 29.25
Condition:  fair

FRAME
SIGNATURE
BACK
 
one example of his work

01.02.2010

Lot 259  Hunt, Peter

Title:  Four Seasons
Medium:  silk screen (set of 4)
Size (H x W x L): 
Signature:  unsigned
Notes: 
Frame Style:  all unframed
Frame Size (H x W):  -
Condition:  very good

Front one example, the other 3 are the exact same paper size and image size
 
sold for 143.75

7.19.09

Lot 89  Hunt, Peter  (School of)

Title:  Untitled
Medium:  painted metal tray
Size (H x W):  9 x 14.25
Signed:  unsigned
Notes:  inscribed on front, "Anno '42 'ovince Bon Appetat!"
Condition:  fair, scrapes, scratches, paint loss
Frame style:  unframed
Frame size (H x W):  -


Front
Back
Front close

 
SOLD 7.23.08

146.88

Lot 6  Hunt, Peter  (School of)

Title:  Untitled
Medium:  paint on wood (firkin)
Size (H x W):  10" diameter, 10" height, with lid and handle
Signed:  unsigned
Notes: 
Condition:  fair, lid and base has some paint loss
Frame style:  none
Frame size (H x W):  -

est. $300 - $500

Front
Top
Bottom
 
one example of the
School of Peter Hunt

7.23.08

Lot 49  Hunt, Peter  (School of)

Title:  Untitled Tea Pot
Medium:  paint on metal
Size (H x W):  10 x 8.5 x 6
Signed:  unsigned
Notes:  most likely from the "School of Peter Hunt, painter, unknown"
Condition:  fair, dent below handle (see image)
Frame style:  unframed
Frame size (H x W):  -


Front close
Back
Side close
Top

 
one example of the
School of Peter Hunt

7.23.08

Lot 120
Peter Hunt:

"Owl", silkscreen, 32 x 25, slm, fair condition, wood frame

Frame
Signature
Back
one example
of his work

7.22.06

Lot 51
Peter Hunt:
 
"Untitled Metal Can", house paint on metal, 15 x 19 x 15, unknown if signed, featured in Peter Hunt's instructional book on painting furniture and other objects, fair condition, some chipping on base and a lot of chipping on lid, unframed

Image #2
Image #3
Image #4
Top of Lid

 
sold 4.16.06

402.50