Richard Hunter was born in Hamburg in 1867 he was a German marine painter and draftsman, son of Franz Hünten (1822-1887), he studied at the Academy Karlsruhe with Prof. Schoenleber from 1886 until 1889 and then after he studied at the Academy of Berlin under H . Gude from 1890 until 1893. Four of his paintings are part of the permanent collection of The Hamburger Kunsthalle art museum located in Hanseatic City of Hamburg, which is one of the largest museums in Germany. His works were also presented from 1895 to 1907 at the Hamburg Kunstverein art association founded in Hamburg in 1817. Hunter died in 1952.
"Blossoming Dogwood Trees" is a charming oil painting landscape by Richard Hunter with blossoming Dogwood trees in the Spring with a pathway and fence leading down into the distance. A lake depicted to the right with a small dock going into the water. The blossoming of the Dogwood trees are depicted with a great vibrancy still shines while gazing at the wonderful brushwork. The details throughout this piece spark interest as we can find a gate surrounding the house, and other whimsical moments. This painting comes housed in a beautiful gold tone frame and signed lower left. With stabilized craquelure overall and some minor wear on the frame for age, otherwise, this painting is in very good condition for age.