Course de testes et de bagues faites par le roy et par les princes en l'année 1662..., plate 56 (5th Quadrille)

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


Object Place: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Platemark: 30.9 x 26.1 cm (12 3/16 x 10 1/4 in.) Sheet: 37.2 x 30.7 cm (14 5/8 x 12 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

44.1059

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

Estafiers, Cheval de main et Palfreniers Ameriquains (4 men in tournament/processional “wild man” costumes of animal skin, carrying clubs, with 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