This print shows two horses fallen in a battle, seen from the right.
Made by Jan van Huchtenburgh after Adam Frans van der Meulen and Charles Le Brun.
Medium: Engraving / etching on handlaid (verge) paper. Watermark: heart with lettering I. PINIROL ?.
Sheet size: 36.4 x 23 cm (14.33 x 9.06 inch). Image size: 33.5 x 20 cm. (13.19 x 7.87 inch).
Condition: good, given age. Light soiling and creasing. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
DEAD HORSES-KILLED HORSES-FALLEN HORSES-HORSES ON BACKSIDE | RBOS-A8-25
From ten studies described as ‘Etudes de Chevaux de Bataille blesses’, related to various battle scenes by Charles Le Brun (see Bartsch 44).
Reference: Rijksmuseum Amsterdam. Hollstein 44-1(2).
Provenance: Collectorsmark in lower right corner. Crowned R in circle.
Biography engraver: Jan van Huchtenburg (1647-1733) was a Dutch painter and engraver of battle scenes.
Biography artist: Adam Frans van der Meulen (1632-1690) was a Flemish painter specialised in battle scenes.