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PASS, Crispin van de.

(Horsemanship)

Published: Paris: 1625

Stock code: 73410

Price: £350

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From the L’Instrction du Roy en L’Exercise de Monter a Cheval by Antoine de Pluvinel. A very important work on equestrianism, engraved by the Dutch engraver Crispijn de Pass. Pluvinel’s innovative method of horse training was regarded as much more humane than earlier methods. This is a fine, early, highly decorative jousting print.

Size: 370 465 mm. Copperplate engraving. Some thinning, and minor repairs to central fold, otherwise in good condition.

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