George Leslie HunterBorn: 1877
Place of Birth: Rothesay
Born in Rothesay in 1877, George Leslie Hunter emigrated to California in 1892 where his father bought a farm. He spent all his time drawing and when his family came back in 1900 he stayed to become part of the Bohemian lifestyle of San Francisco. He earned money by acquiring illustration work for newspapers and magazines. He went to New York with friends and then on to Paris in 1904, working in each city for a few months. Back in San Francisco he lost everything in the 1906 earthquake and shortly thereafter returned permanently to Scotland. He had his first solo exhibition with Alexander Reid in Glasgow in 1915, an association which continued until his death in 1931.
From 1923 he exhibited with Peploe and Cadell as the Three Scottish Colourists, and spent much of the twenties in France, often subsidised by Reid and a coterie of dedicated collectors, including T.J. Honeyman who wrote his biography after his untimely death at the age of fifty-four. He also showed regularly with The Scottish Gallery and we have continued to deal actively in his work in recent years.
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George Leslie Hunter View details
The Seine and the Pont Neuf View details
The Seine and the Pont Neufc.1925oil on boardH:37.5cm W:45cmSoldStreet in Fife View details
Street in Fifeoil on canvasH:56cm W:69cmSoldStill Life with Anemones View details
Still Life with Anemones1924oil on boardH:61cm W:46cmSoldRobinson Crusoe’s House, Lower Largo View details
Robinson Crusoe’s House, Lower Largoc.1922oil on panelH:35cm W:25.5cmSoldOver Drumeldrie View details
Over Drumeldriec.1922oil on panelH:23cm W:30cmSoldThe Showcase View details
The Showcaseoil on panelH:30.5cm W:23cmSoldBack Street, Venice View details
Back Street, Venice1921-22ink and watercolourH:36cm W:24.25cmSoldVins View details
Vins1917-29watercolour and pastelH:38.5cm W:30.5cmSoldA Venetian Backwater View details
A Venetian Backwater1922red pen, chalk and washH:25.4cm W:22.9cmSoldFife Landscape View details
Fife Landscapec.1922pen and washH:8.5cm W:18cmSoldStorm, Largo Harbour, Fife View details
Storm, Largo Harbour, Fife1925oil on canvasH:50cm W:60.5cmSoldLandscape with Bridge View details
Landscape with Bridgepen and inkH:14cm W:23cmSoldJuan-les-Pins View details
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