Le Pas; Le Trot

Method Etching
Artist Charles Parrocel
Published [Paris. c. 1769]
Dimensions Image 163 x 97 mm Plate 170 x 100 mm Sheet 190 x 120 mm
Notes Two dressage images of horses, one walking, the other trotting. From the eighth edition of Francois Robichon de la Gueriniere's Ecole de Cavalerie. Contenant la connoissance, l'instruction, et la conservation du cheval. The work was an important French book on the training and riding of the horse, detailing equitation, veterinary treatment, and general horsemanship. It has become an important text for the Spanish Riding School of Vienna.

Charles Parrocel (1688-1752) was a French painter and engraver, specialising in battle and hunting scenes.

Condition: Staining and discolouration. Creasing at right.
Framing unmounted
Price £45.00
Stock ID 42181