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Henry J Hunt:
St Wenceslas, 1930s

Framed (ref: 496)
Watercolour, 22 x 12 in. (55.9 x 30.5 cm.)

Tags: design Last Romantics religion

Literature:The Fine Art Society, catalogue, December 1987 (no. 19864); repr. front cover of By Design, Rachel Moss, exh. cat., Millinery Works Gallery, London, 2005 (no. 34)

In a generous flat section black frame

Hunt exhibited a number of stained-glass designs at the Royal Academy between 1931 and 1941, and produced windows for Croydon Airport (officially opened in 1928).  His watercolours are highly distinctive on account of the rich velvet effect he achieved in this medium.

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