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18thC Perfect Modern Horse Management 3.

18thC Perfect Modern Horse Management 3. "The Diligent"

by Eisenberg, Baron

Equestrian Dressage in the 18th century: "Le Diligent" (Diligent position). The Art of Horse-riding.

Reproduction from a copperplate engraving by Bernard Picart (1673-1733), for “L’art de monte a cheval ou description du manege moderne dans sa perfection” (The Art of Proper Horsemanship), by Friedrich Wilhelm, Baron Rais d’Eisenberg (c.1700-c.1770), originally published in Amsterdam circa 1759.

Baron Reis d'Eisenberg was a renowned horseman, and riding master to the Court of the Hapsburgs. He was an amateur artist who wrote and illustrated the work with fifty-five illustrations of school movements, after being commissioned to do so by the Tenth Earl of Pembroke. The original drawings now hang at Wilton House, England.

Size to border, 215 x 295mm (8.1/2 x 11.7/8 inches). This print is one of a set of four - available as pictured with jacket hand-coloured in golden yellow; with jackets hand-coloured in royal blue, crimson red or emerald green; or black and white as printed.

Stock Number: HE129YPrice: $40.00