84
84
Jean Baptiste Huet
SIX DESIGNS WITH PUTTI ACCOMPANIED BY MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS AND OTHER ATTRIBUTES OF THE LIBERAL ARTS
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 USD
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84
Jean Baptiste Huet
SIX DESIGNS WITH PUTTI ACCOMPANIED BY MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS AND OTHER ATTRIBUTES OF THE LIBERAL ARTS
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Old Master Drawings

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Jean Baptiste Huet
PARIS 1745 - 1811
SIX DESIGNS WITH PUTTI ACCOMPANIED BY MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS AND OTHER ATTRIBUTES OF THE LIBERAL ARTS
Quantity: 6
Each pen and black ink and gray wash, two within drawn lunettes; 
two signed and dated: J.B. hüet. 1787. and four signed and dated: J. B. hüet.1788.
2: circa 85 by 185 mm; 3 3/8 by 7 1/4 in
4: circa 85 by 165 mm; 3 3/8 by 6 1/2 in
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Catalogue Note

These could have been designs for paintings to be inserted in the boiserie of a room decoration, or possibly, on a different scale, for printed cartouches.  One of the pair of compositions in drawn lunettes shows a putto representing Apollo inspiring the arts; the group of four show putti with various attributes of science, architecture, sculpture and music.

Old Master Drawings

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New York