The book tells for the first time the remarkable life story of John Hunt, one of the world's greatest medievalists and someone whose legacy to Ireland lives on today with most of the major cultural attractions in the Shannon region including Bunratty Castle and the Hunt Museum, owing their existence to either his initiative or generosity. This biography brings together a host of information about one of the most remarkable figures in the 20th century art scene, whose collected treasures can be found in some of the world's major museums.
|Publisher||The O'Brien Press|
|Publication date||4 Jan 2015|
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John Hunt: The Man, The Medievalist, The Connoisseur
It tells amazing stories of discovery, dealing, war, great scholarship, false accusations, generosity and legacy