Anonymous sale, Paris, Marc-Arthur Kohn, August 7, 1997, lot 101
Jean-Baptiste Huet was the son of Nicolas Huet Le Vieux, and the nephew of Christophe Huet, both successful animal painters. He became the apprentice of Charles Dagomer, member of the Académie de St. Luc, and then became the student of Jean-Baptiste Leprince in 1764. He was received at the Académie Royale in 1768. In 1790 he was affiliated with the manufactures of Jouy, the Gobelins and Beauvais.
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