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Jean Edouard Dargent, Kolibrijagd

Dargent, Jean Edouard (gen. Yan’Dargent, St.-Servais, Bretagne, 1824 – Paris 1899). Chasse aux Oiseaux-Mouches. Der Hausstand des Pflanzers auf Kolibrijagd nahe dem Hause. Die Dame desselben mit einem Gewehr, Personal und Kinder mit Blasrohren unter tropischem Baumbestand. Aufmerksam verfolgt von den beiden Hunden, scheucht vorn links eines der Kinder die Vögel auf, indes zur Rechten der Hausherr hinzukommt. Getönter Holzstich von Jules Huyot (Toulouse 1841 – Eaubonne 1921). Ca. 1870. Signiert. 21,6 x 31,5 cm.

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“ Subject: Thanks!

Thanks for your kind reply. I wanted to comment that your thoughts on freedom (the quote that you had on the end of your message to me) are exactly the same as my beliefs.

I write, however, because I was surprised to get it from Europe … Although an American, almost all my early family were Huguenots … In fact, my relative, Jan C. is noted as the earliest C. to have arrived in N. America (in 1636, I think) … ”

(Mrs. C. F., November 14, 2003)

 

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