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Huet, Christophe

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI:
Huet, Christophe

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 1694; died 2 May 1759.

Painter, decorative designer, draughtsman. Figures, animals.

Little is known of Christophe Huet. Like Joue, Gillot, Claude Audran and Berrain, he belongs to that set of 18th-century painters whose craft was dedicated to the embellishment of aristocratic houses. He lived in Paris on the Rue Meslay and was in the financial position to own a country house in Bagnolet....

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Subjects: Painting ; Professional Interior Design ; 18th-Century Art

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