Lynn Bogue Hunt (1878-1960)
signed "Lynn Bogue Hunt" lower left
oil on canvas, 22 by 18 in.
In Tom Davis' book, "Lynn Bogue Hunt: Angler, Hunter, Artist," a closely related painting is discussed: "Painted in the mid-1930s, this oil on canvas wasbased on tarpon fishing near the Gasparilla Inn & Club at Boca Grande on Florida's Gulf Coast. Built in 1913 the club and its superb tarpon fishery attracted many of the world's top saltwater anglers. In the background is a freighter being loaded with phosphate mined in the Sunshine State."
Provenance: Private Collection, Florida
Literature: Field & Stream, May 1943, related work on cover.
Tom Davis, Lynn Bogue Hunt: Angler, Hunter, Artist, Canada, 2016, pp. 130-131.
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