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18thC Perfect Modern Horse Management 3.

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

by Eisenberg, Baron

Eisenberg Equestrian Dressage, Diligent Art of Horseriding print.

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 riding a horse, or description of perfect modern horse management) by Friedrich Wilhelm, Baron Rais d’Eisenberg (c.1700-c.1770).

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.

This reproduction was printed from an original copperplate engraving printed in Amsterdam circa 1759. Striking modern  hand-colour.

Size to border line, 215 x 295mm (8.1/2 x 11.7/8 inches).

Stock Number: HE129YPrice: $40.00