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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 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

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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400.00 Euros

Original illustration le prince et les oiseaux of Peau d'âne of White Snow and others Grimm tales by Jean-Léon HUENS

Original illustration le prince et les oiseaux of Peau d'âne of White Snow and others Grimm tales by Jean-Léon HUENS

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300.00 Euros

Original illustration les dieux rouges, pousse pousse from Tintin newspaper n°47  by Jean-Léon HUENS

Original illustration les dieux rouges, pousse pousse from Tintin newspaper n°47 by Jean-Léon HUENS

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200.00 Euros

Original illustration Tchouky l'Egyptien of Tintin's new tales n°17 page 18 by Jean-Léon HUENS

Original illustration Tchouky l'Egyptien of Tintin's new tales n°17 page 18 by Jean-Léon HUENS

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300.00 Euros

Original illustration cartes de voeux greeting card  by Jean-Léon HUENS

Original illustration cartes de voeux greeting card 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 Roses page 21 of Cendrillon et autres contes de Perrault by Jean-Léon HUENS

Original Illustration Roses page 21 of Cendrillon et autres contes de Perrault by Jean-Léon HUENS

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300.00 Euros

Original Illustration Danseurs noirs page 18 of tintin's new tales n°11 by Jean-Léon HUENS

Original Illustration Danseurs noirs page 18 of tintin's new tales n°11 by Jean-Léon HUENS

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300.00 Euros

Original Illustration Prête et Pierre of tintin's new tales page 8 n°41 by Jean-Léon HUENS

Original Illustration Prête et Pierre of tintin's new tales page 8 n°41 by Jean-Léon HUENS

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300.00 Euros

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 cavaliers : couverture du Journal Tintin, no 21

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

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3,000.00 Euros

Original illustration greeting card

Original illustration greeting card

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900.00 Euros

 
HUENS Jean-Léon

HUENS Jean-Léon

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