Robert Douglas Hunter graduated from the Vesper George School of Art in 1949, and studied with R. H. Ives Gammell from 1950 to 1955. There he became fully steeped in the traditions that have come to characterize the “Boston School” of painting: carefully planned compositions, accurate drawing, and a delight in the ability of light and shadow to create atmosphere in a painting.
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With Grand Central Art Galleries, New York, by 1966
To private collection (father of current owner)
Willed to his son, private collection, Alto, New Mexico, 1982 to present
(top stretcher) Rembrandt Picture Varnish – 1965 Varnished by Artist
1). (several stamps) Reproduction Rights / Reserved by the Artist
2). Maryhill Museum / of Fine Arts / Maryhill, Washington / 7-9-1965 / Exhibition: Paintings by / Robert Douglas Hunter
3). Jordan Marsh Company / Thirty-Sixth Annual Exhibition / Artist: Robert Douglas Hunter / Street: 30 Ipswich St. / City: Boston State: Mass Zip (blank) / Title of Painting: Polished Brass / Insurance Value: 400.00 Sale Price $: 700.00
4). Grand Central Art Galleries, Inc. / 40 Vanderbilt Avenue / New York 17, N.Y. / J905 / Artist: Hunter, Robt. D. / Title: Polished Brass / Price: 700. Size: 22 x 38
1). Thirty-Sixth Annual Exhibition, Jordan Marsh Company, Boston, Massachusetts, Spring 1965 (specific dates unknown)
2). Paintings by Robert Douglas Hunter, Maryhill Museum of Art, Goldendale, Washington, July 1965 (specific dates unknown)
3). Grand National Exhibition of the American Artists Professional League, New York, New York, 1966 (specific dates unknown)