Officier de Cavalier

Method Etching
Artist Charles Parrocel
Published [Paris. c. 1769]
Dimensions Image 156 x 96 mm Plate 160 x 107 mm Sheet 190 x 120 mm
Notes An Officer sits astride a rearing horse. From an 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, dressage 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 in margins. Small puncture to top of platemark.
Framing unmounted
Price £45.00
Stock ID 42177