Jean-Baptiste Marie Huet
(1745 - 1811)
Jean-Baptiste Marie Huet was active/lived in France. JeanBaptiste Huet is known for animal painting, engraving, etching.
Jean-Baptiste Huet was a painter and engraver, and nephew of Christophe Huet. He trained with his father, Nicolas Huet, and was then apprenticed to the animal painter Charles Dagomer (fl 1762-4; d before 1768), a member of the Académie de Saint-Luc.
Huet's interest in printmaking and his acquaintance with Gilles Demarteau, who later engraved many of his compositions, both date from this period. Around 1764 Huet entered the studio of Jean-Baptiste Le Prince, where he further developed his skill as an engraver; most of his engravings and etchings were reproductions of his own work. In 1768 he was approved (agréé) by the Académie Royale, and in 1769 he was received (reçu) as an animal painter with his painting of a Dog A ... Displaying 750 of 3440 characters.