Lot 1006

Anna Hunter, Woman with Flower Basket, O/B

Estimate: $250 - $350

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$150,000 $5,000
$300,000 $10,000

Property from the Collection of John and Virginia Duncan, Savannah, GA


Anna Hunter (GA, 1892-1985), Woman with Flower Basket, Oil on Wood Board, signed lower right, depicting a woman carrying a flower basket on her head.

Anna Colquitt Hunter was a painter, Savannah journalist and a cofounder of the Historic Savannah Foundation. Hunter took up painting in order to better understand her job as an arts critic for the newspaper she wrote for. She studied at the Telfair and was tutored by Augusta Oelschig and Rueben Gambrell. Hunter was the first woman recipient of the Oglethorpe Trophy for her work as a preservationist of Savannah’s historic buildings.

Measurements: Height: overall 9 in. x Width: 6 in.


Good condition, wear to edges, some craquelure, minor losses to surface of paint, particularly in top left quadrant.