William Morris Hunt

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Birthday
31, 1824
Birthplace
Vermont
Death Date
Sep 8, 1879 (55)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
31, 1824
Birthplace
Vermont
Death Date
Sep 8, 1879 (55)

About

Japanese cartoonist known for his popular Ginga (Silver Fang) manga series. He won the 1987 Shogakukan Manga Award.

Before Fame

Early in his life, he studied under French Barbizon school painter Jean-François Millet.

Trivia

His 1857 childhood portrait of his son was displayed at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts.

Family Life

His politician father came from a Vermont landowning family, and his mother was a member of a wealthy Connecticut clan.

Associated With

He painted a portrait of Supreme Court Justice Horace Gray.