Jean Baptiste HUET (attributed) cod. 3193
Period: Second half of the 18th century
Jean Baptiste HUET (Paris, 15 October 1745 - 27 January 1811). JB HUET was a French artist of the second half of the eighteenth century. HUET was a painter, engraver and designer of pastoral scenes and genre influenced by the great French painter François Boucher (1703-1770). HUET JB was born in Paris in 1745 into a family of artists. His grandfather Nicholas Christophe and his father were both painters. HUET was an apprentice in the workshop of Charles DAGOMER, a painter of animals, and later at the studio of Jean Baptiste BOUCHER LE PRINCE favorite pupil. In 1769 he was accepted at the Royal Academy. He died in Paris in 1811. Size: 48x63 cm.