4 December 2014
Jean-Baptiste Huet (Paris 1745-1811)
Jupiter and Callisto; and Venus with putti
both signed and dated 'J.B. Hüet 1780'
graphite, pen and black and brown ink, brown wash, the outlines incised and the verso reddened for transfer, one with watermark Vanderley with a posthorn in a coat of arms and an arrow (close to Heawood 2749), the other with an indistinct watermark.
6 x 8 ½ in. (15 x 21.3 cm.); and 5 ¾ x 7 7/8 in. (14.6 x 19.9 cm.)
Collection d'un Grand Amateur European; sold Christie's, Paris, 14 December 2004, lot 203.
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