Charles Day Hunt (New York/Michigan, 1840 – 1914)
Untitled (landscape), late 19th century
Oil painting on canvas
Signed to the lower right
Charles Day Hunt was an American artist specializing in landscape painting. He studied under John Frederick Kensett (American, 1816 – 1872) and Alexander Helwig Wyant (American, 1836 – 1892). His work blended the influences of the Hudson River School and the Tonalist style of the 19th century. He was a member of the art association Black and White Club in New York and exhibited work at the National Academy of Design and the Brooklyn Art Association. Hunt’s work is housed today in both public and private collections.
- cracks throughout; chips of paint loss to the right; inpainting notably throughout sky; slight discoloration to varnish throughout; accretions, loss, surface irregularities, and abrasions to the finish of the frame; minor nicks and scratches to the frame.
- measures frame; sight measures 9.25" W x 11.25" H.