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John Young Hunter (1874 - 1955)

“Sunrise Over Cañón”
"The Agreement"
“Sunrise Over Cañón” framed
SOLD"Summer Camp"30" x 33", Oil on canvas

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John Young Hunter (1874 - 1955)

John Young Hunter first arrived in Santa Fe and Taos in 1917.

He settled in Taos in 1942 with the patronage of Mabel Dodge Luhan.

by Robert Parsons

and Ashley Rolshoven

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



"The girl with ribbon" Price: $4,386

"Ghost Ranch" Price: $3,630

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Parsons does not offer John Young Hunter reproductions, because no reproduction can compare to the real paintings.

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John Young Hunter Art Biography:

American Artist

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:

Anschutz Collection

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:

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"Sir Patrick Manson (1844–1922), Investigator of Tropical Diseases"

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