A cockerel, chickens and doves outside a barn, with chicks playing with a pea pod
Distinguished by his meticulous attention to detail, Edgar Hunt's realistic painting style has made him one of the most accomplished painters of his day. Though he excelled in the portrayal of many types of animals, he is best known for his renderings of farm animals
Exhibiting a devotion to animals from an early age, Hunt originally took the profession of a farmer,translating real life experiences onto his incredible canvases. A reserved, private man, Hunt seldom exhibited his work despite its popularity. Hispaintings are avidly collected by art enthusiasts around the world and his exceptional, unwaveringtalent is most evident in this stunning work.
Royal Society of Artists, Birmingham
Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool