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Print, Les fins Chasseurs (The Fine Hunters), Singeries ou différentes actions de la vie humaine représentées par des singes (Monkey Antics or Different Actions of Human Life Represented by Monkeys)

This is a Print. It was designed by Christophe Huet and published by Charpentier and etched by Jean-Baptiste-Antoine Guelard. It is dated ca. 1743 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is etching on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

13 × 18.1 cm (5 1/8 × 7 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in plate, lower center: Les fins Chasseurs.

Cite this object as

Print, Les fins Chasseurs (The Fine Hunters), Singeries ou différentes actions de la vie humaine représentées par des singes (Monkey Antics or Different Actions of Human Life Represented by Monkeys); Designed by Christophe Huet (French, 1700–1759); Etched by Jean-Baptiste-Antoine Guelard (French, 1719–ca. 1755); Published by Charpentier; Previously owned by Jean Léon Decloux (French, 1840–1929); France; etching on paper; 13 × 18.1 cm (5 1/8 × 7 1/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-319-6

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