Watercolour painter. The picture is a self-portrait. Baptised in what is now Endell Street. Sickly and lame from childhood, he was also very short and less than handsome. But he seems to have been well-liked and a successful artist, painting so many still-lifes of nature that he earned the nick-name "Bird's Nest". Father of Alfred William Hunt. Died 62 Stanhope Street, Hampstead.
Person | Male Born 28/3/1790 Died 10/2/1864
William Henry Hunt
Designer, author and visionary socialist. Born Elm House, Walthamstow, Essex. The family moved to Woodford Hall in 1840 and to Water House in 1848. He moved in with his friend Edward Burne-Jones f...