‘Parade du trot pour la main gauche’
Engraving, handcolouring on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 55,5 x 47,7 cm. (21,9 x 18,8 inch). Image size: 51 x 39 cm. (20,1 x 15,4 inch).
From the book by W. Cavendish – Methode et invention nouvelle de dresser les cheveaux, 1658.
Made by ‘Theodor van Kessel’ after ‘Abraham van Diepenbeeck’. Theodor van Kessel (1620-1696) was a flemish engraver, he worked for David Teniers the younger. Abraham van Diepenbeeck (1596-1675) was a Dutch glaspainter, painter and drawer, who belonged to the Antwerp school.
Condition: Good, given age. Wormholes and restored tears in the upper margin, because of a small margin extra paper from that time is added on the right margin, old restoration of a wormhole in the left lower corner. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: HORSE TRAINING-COSTUMES