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Drawing, Mother and Two Children in a Boudoir

This is a drawing. It was created by Jean-Baptiste Huët. It is dated possibly 1782 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, watercolor on white paper, lined. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Howard J. Sachs and Peter G. Sachs. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Howard J. Sachs and Mr. Peter G. Sachs in memory of Miss Edith L. Sachs.

Its dimensions are

23.2 x 18.1 cm (9 1/8 x 7 1/8 in. )

It has the following markings

Stamp: "M" over "B" [?], in black, lower left corner and lining paper, similar to Michele Bisi, Lugt 1659

It is signed

Signed and dated in pen and brown ink, lower edge, center: J.B. hüet 178 [?]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Mother and Two Children in a Boudoir; Jean-Baptiste Huët (1745 – 1811); France; pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, watercolor on white paper, lined; 23.2 x 18.1 cm (9 1/8 x 7 1/8 in. ); Gift of Mrs. Howard J. Sachs and Mr. Peter G. Sachs in memory of Miss Edith L. Sachs; 1978-168-36

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