Still life with Roses, Fruit and Wine Glass signed 'Hunter' (lower right) oil on canvas 56 x 45.7 cm. (22 1/16 x 18 in.) Painted circa 1913-15
PROVENANCE: With Pearson & Westergaard, Glasgow Private Collection, UK
Hunter's early still lifes, characterised by formal arrangements and compositions set against a dark background, demonstrate the influence that 17th Century Dutch masters such as Willem Kalf had on his work. Here though we see him moving towards his own, painterly language.