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jean Huber Voltaire's Morning oil painting on canvas
Voltaire's Morning
Painting ID::  29048
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jean Huber Voltaire's Morning oil painting on canvas



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  jean Huber
  Swiss Painter (b. 1721, Geneve, d. 1786, Bellevue) , Geneva1721-1786 Geneva1721-1786,Silhouettist, painter, draughtsman and printmaker. His paternal ancestors were patrician Genevese merchant bankers. As a young man he soldiered at Kassel in Germany and in Italy, where he fought for Savoy in the War of the Austrian Succession (1740-48). In 1752 he was elected to Geneva's Council of Two Hundred and served his native city as a magistrate. He had no formal artistic training, but from his youth he clipped out of paper or cards freehand profiles of a kind that later came to be called silhouettes.
  Voltaire's Morning
  mk65 Oil on canvas 20 1/2x17"

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