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HUENS Jean-Léon

Jean-Léon Huens is a Belgian illustrator. His schooling completed, Jean-Léon Huens continued his studies at the Institut Saint-Luc and ends at the top of the Cambre Decorative Arts Institute in Brussels. He illustrated children’s books (edited from the immediate post-war by Casterman and in collaboration with Jeanne Cappe, historian about children books: Cinderella and Other Tales of Perrault, The Little Match Girl, Blondine Bonne-Biche et Beau-Minon), greeting cards and calendars published by and for known printers (including printmaking workshops  De Schutter in Antwerp), yet collected.

A part of his work was exhibited at the Museum of the Book of Brussels in 1951 and at the Royal Library in 1977 as part of the exhibition The Illustrated Book in the West from the High Middle Ages to today. Titular of many certificates of merit from the Society of Illustrators of New York in 1962, Jean-Léon Huens as been introduced twenty years after his death in June 2002, in the Hall of Fame of the same company.

 

 

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Original sketching King Arthur by Huens

Original sketching King Arthur by Huens

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500.00 Euros

Original illustration cover of the Samurai and the long nosed devils par Jean-Léon  HUENS

Original illustration cover of the Samurai and the long nosed devils par Jean-Léon HUENS

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1,700.00 Euros

Original illustration of the tale Blanche neige et les sept nains of Blanche neige et autres contes de Grimm by Jean-Léon HUENS

Original illustration of the tale Blanche neige et les sept nains of Blanche neige et autres contes de Grimm by Jean-Léon HUENS

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400.00 Euros

Original illustration cartes de voeux 1974-1975 by Jean-Léon HUENS

Original illustration cartes de voeux 1974-1975 by Jean-Léon HUENS

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250.00 Euros

Original cover of Quest for the faradawn by Jean-Léon HUENS

Original cover of Quest for the faradawn by Jean-Léon HUENS

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2,500.00 Euros

Original Illustration Chinois page 1  from Blanche neige et autres contes de Grimm by Jean-Léon HUENS

Original Illustration Chinois page 1 from Blanche neige et autres contes de Grimm by Jean-Léon HUENS

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200.00 Euros

 
HUENS Jean-Léon

HUENS Jean-Léon

Birth : 1921-12-01
Death : 1982-05-24
Country : Belgium