Le Passage; La Galopade

Method Etching
Artist Charles Parrocel
Published [Paris. c. 1769]
Dimensions Image 162 x 98 mm Plate 180 x 110 mm Sheet 190 x 120 mm
Notes An image detailing two dressage steps 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: Creasing at right. Time toning.
Framing unmounted
Price £45.00
Stock ID 42184