Rider on Leaping Horse-- (La Croupade)
Dirck Maas (Dutch, 1656–1717)
Hollstein xi.149 8, ii/ii; Van der Kellen 166.8 ii/ii
20.95 x 23.18 cm (8 1/4 x 9 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
CROUPADE, CROOPADE, n. [from croup, or its root.] In the manege, a leap in which the horse pulls up his hind legs, as if he drew them up to his belly. – Webster’s 1828 Dictionary
Inscribed in plate, in border at lower l.: D: Mass inv. et fecit.
Later inscriptions or marks: Recto LL in graphite pencil: v d K 8.
PDP Watermark Type: Arms of Amsterdam with monogram of Lubbertus van Gerrevink and countermark: I VILLEDARY
Purchased from Paul McCarron
Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis