Art-Life of William Morris Hunt

Art-Life of William Morris Hunt

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Art-Life of William Morris Hunt

Art-Life of William Morris Hunt

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WILLIAM MORRIS HUNT was born in Brattleboro', Vermont, March 31, 1824. He was the son of Hon. Jonathan Hunt, a graduate of Dartmouth College, who married Miss Jane Leavitt, of Suffield, Connecticut. His father was best known as Judge Hunt; and during the last years of his life was a member of the National House of Representatives. He died in Washington, D. C., in 1832. His mother was a woman of great beauty, with a natural aptitude for painting.

The home in Brattleboro' was on the main street of the town, a large structure of painted brick, surrounded with shrubbery, and presenting a substantial and dignified appearance. There were five children in this house, four sons and a daughter: William, Richard, John, Leavitt, and Jane. William became . . .

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