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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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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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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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Original illustration the taupe by Jean-Léon HUENS

Original illustration the taupe by Jean-Léon HUENS

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Diptych original of Elephant from Tintin's new tales by Jean-Léon HUENS

Diptych original of Elephant from Tintin's new tales by Jean-Léon HUENS

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Original illustration animals Pourquoi n’y a–t–il pas d’éléphants à Bornéo?  from the new tales of Tintin's newspaper n°48 by Jean-Léon HUENS

Original illustration animals Pourquoi n’y a–t–il pas d’éléphants à Bornéo? from the new tales of Tintin's newspaper n°48 by Jean-Léon HUENS

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Original illustration Le camp de Pâques de la patrouille des Faucons of les nouveaux contes  Tintin n°15 page 18 by Jean-Léon HUENS

Original illustration Le camp de Pâques de la patrouille des Faucons of les nouveaux contes Tintin n°15 page 18 by Jean-Léon HUENS

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Original illustration Ma plus belle pièce, un crâne humaine quaternaire of Tintin n°7 page 8 by Jean-Léon HUENS

Original illustration Ma plus belle pièce, un crâne humaine quaternaire of Tintin n°7 page 8 by Jean-Léon HUENS

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Original illustration project for the surrender of Francis Drake by Queen Elizabeth on the Golden Hind Bridge by Jean-Léon HUENS

Original illustration project for the surrender of Francis Drake by Queen Elizabeth on the Golden Hind Bridge by Jean-Léon HUENS

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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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Original Illustration Rooster page 29 of Blanche neige et autres contes de Grimm page 29 by Jean-Léon HUENS

Original Illustration Rooster page 29 of Blanche neige et autres contes de Grimm page 29 by Jean-Léon HUENS

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Orginal comic illustration Mammoth  from Tintin n°35 page 8 by Jean-Léon HUENS

Orginal comic illustration Mammoth from Tintin n°35 page 8 by Jean-Léon HUENS

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Orginal comic illustration Les dieux rouges  from Tintin by Jean-Léon HUENS

Orginal comic illustration Les dieux rouges from Tintin by Jean-Léon HUENS

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Orginal comic illustration Louis XIII from new tales of Tintin's newspaper by Jean-Léon HUENS

Orginal comic illustration Louis XIII from new tales of Tintin's newspaper by Jean-Léon HUENS

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Orginal comic illustration les dieux rouges navire sur fleuve from Tintin n° 50 page 16 by Jean-Léon HUENS

Orginal comic illustration les dieux rouges navire sur fleuve from Tintin n° 50 page 16 by Jean-Léon HUENS

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Orginal comicOriginal llustration les dieux rouges from Tintin n° 49  by Jean-Léon HUENS

Orginal comicOriginal llustration les dieux rouges from Tintin n° 49 by Jean-Léon HUENS

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Orginal comic illustration cavaliers : couverture du Journal Tintin, no 21

Orginal comic illustration cavaliers : couverture du Journal Tintin, no 21

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Original illustration greeting card creche by Jean-Léon HUENS

Original illustration greeting card creche by Jean-Léon HUENS

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HUENS Jean-Léon

HUENS Jean-Léon

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