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Print, Family of Rabbits

This is a Print. It was print maker: Gilles Demarteau and after Jean-Baptiste Huët. It is dated 1772 and we acquired it in 1921. Its medium is crayon-manner engraving in red ink on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

23.2 × 31.1 cm (9 1/8 × 12 1/4 in.)

It is signed

Signed in plate, lower left: J. B. Huet 1778" and engraver's and publisher's names.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in plate, at right: "356"

Cite this object as

Print, Family of Rabbits; Print Maker: Gilles Demarteau (Belgian, active in France, 1722 – 1776); After Jean-Baptiste Huët (1745 – 1811); France; crayon-manner engraving in red ink on paper; 23.2 × 31.1 cm (9 1/8 × 12 1/4 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1921-22-348

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