"Calmouck Torgaute (entre le Wolga et le Jaik)"

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Creator:

Couché, François-Lois

Materials:

Wove paper

Dimensions:

W 5.75 in x H 7.5 in

Accession Number:

6.2002

Credit Line:

Bequest. Meyer-Hellige, Elena Konstantinovna. 2002

Description

Hand-colored etching. Archer on horseback turned in saddle and holding a half-drawn bow. He wears a red hat with fur, a striped coat, blue sash and red pants. He carries two sheaves of arrows. In bottom center is inscription: Calmouck Torgaute (entre le Wolga et le Jaik) (Translation: Torgut Kalmuck between the Volga and the Yaik)

Inscriptions & Markings

Signed in bottom center of plate: Couché fils Sculp. On verso in lower left in pencil: O in circle