John Young Hunter (1874 - 1955)
written by +Robert Parsons
John Young Hunter Highest Auction Prices
"Balinese dancers" Price: $11,577
"Santa Fe Trail Ablaze" Price: $9,200
"Sunset in Taos Valley" Price: $9,200
"Reverie Lady in Oriental" Price: $9,200
"The Old Santa Fe Trail" Price: $6,900
"Portrait of the Roswell Mill" Price: $6,325
"A PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST" Price: $5,555
"THE PHILOSOPHER OF FERNEY" Price: $5,555
"The girl with ribbon" Price: $4,386
"Ghost Ranch" Price: $3,630
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John Young Hunter Art Biography:
John Hunter was born in Glasgow, Scotland
He attended the Royal Academy in London, mentoring under John Singer Sargent.
Hunter showed at the Royal Academy from 1900 to 1913.
He moved to the United States in 1913
John Young Hunter first traveled to Santa Fe and Taos, New Mexico, in 1917
He took permanent residence in Taos in 1942
In Taos he built his own studio, working from there until his death in 1955
John Young Hunter had exhibits at the National Tate Gallery in London and the Musee de Luxembourg Museum in Paris.
He explained his techniques and his philosophy of painting in his own book "Reviewing the Years".
He was recognized for his portrait painting in England.
Hunter painted at the Crow Agency in Montana.
In Taos, he painted many Indian subjects, still lifes and landscapes.
His media included Gouache, Oil Paint, Watercolor, Mixed-Media and Multi-Media.
He was honored with the Emily Lowe Memorial Award, Audubon Artists.
John Young Hunter Major Museum Collections include:
Harmsen Western Art Collection
Allen Memorial Art Museum
New Mexico Museum of Art
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
Stark Museum of Art
Watson Gallery, Wheaton College
John Young Hunter Museum Collections online include:
(Click on links below to view Art Works)
"Captain Duncan McPherson of Mavisbank, Ashton, Gourock"
"James Scott Skinner (1843–1927), the Strathspey King"
"My Lady's Garden"
"Sir Patrick Manson (1844–1922), Investigator of Tropical Diseases"
"The Midday Meal"