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Plate representing Le Roy (Louis XIII), M. LeGrand, M. de Belleville (on horseback) and the page de L'Ecurye

Plate from Antoine de Pluvinel, Maneige Royal (fig. 5)

Crispin van de Passe II (Dutch (worked in France), about 1597–1670)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein 175


Sheet (trimmed to pm): 21 x 30.5 cm (8 1/4 x 12 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Engraving, with brown ink inscriptons identifying the figures

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



On the art of horsemanship
This plate (figure 5) represents M. de Belleville on horseback. To his left are Louis XIII, M. LeGrand, and to his right a page (L’Exurye)


By 1996, Sue Welsh Reed, Cambridge, MA [see note]; 2018, gift of Sue Welsh Reed to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 12, 2018)

NOTE: First lent to the MFA in 1996 (loan no. L-T 91.5.1996).

Credit Line

Gift of Sue Welsh Reed in memory of Thomas F. Worthen