Crispian De Passe (1597-1670) - Equestrian; Jousting; Horsemanship; Dressage; Riding - 1668

Description
Crispian De Passe (1597-1670) - Equestrian; Jousting; Horsemanship; Dressage; Riding - 1668
Engraving, Woodcut - Not signed - 1668

Sought after plate from the very decorative 1668 edition of Pluvinal's L'instruction du roy, en l'exercice de monter à cheval, Amsterdam 1668.

47.5 x 40 cm

Fine engraving by Crispijn de Passe II on the art of duelling from one of the classic works of the 17th century on dressage, riding, and jousting. Antoine de Pluvinel, the author of the work, was the instructor for Louis XIII of France and the prints illustrate a dialogue between master and pupil. The scene is enclosed within classical architectural borders (in woodcut) of columns supporting a frieze with raised decoration, and decorated with coats of arms.


Lot details
Object
Print
Artist
Crispian De Passe (1597-1670)
Title of artwork
Equestrian; Jousting; Horsemanship; Dressage; Riding - 1668
Period
1700 and before
Year
1668
Technique
Engraving, Woodcut
Signature
Not signed
Condition
In good condition
Total dimensions
47.5×40×0 cm
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