Course de testes et de bagues faites par le roy et par les princes en l'année 1662..., plate 57 (5th Quadrille)

French
1670
Engraver François Chauveau (French, 1613–1676), Author of text Charles Perrault (French, 1628–1703)


Object Place: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Bibl. Nat. Inventaire XVIIe siècle; Chauveau, 1054-96

Dimensions

Platemark: 29.8 x 26 cm (11 3/4 x 10 1/4 in.) Sheet: 37.1 x 30.3 cm (14 5/8 x 11 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

44.1060

Medium or Technique

Etching with hand-applied color on cream laid paper; inscription below the plate in letterpress

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Escuyer et Page Ameriquains (2 men on horseback, in tournament/processional costumes; 1 with lance, beaver headdress and animal skin costume, other with dolphin headdress, horse with unicorn horn).

Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection; Gift to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1944

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection