"Chevaliers-Gardes"

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Creator:

Yvon, Adolphe

Date:

1856

Materials:

Wove paper

Dimensions:

W 7 in x H 9.625 in

Accession Number:

2.2002

Credit Line:

Bequest. Meyer-Hellige, Elena Konstantinovna. 2002

Description

Hand-colored etching. Two standing horse guardsmen in helmets, cuirasses and tall boots. One is holding a rifle, the other is holding a horse's reigns. Behind them is a group of mounted horse guardsmen. In bottom center: CHEVALIERS-GARDES. May be from the book "La Russie ancienne et moderne" by Romney and Jacobs, Paris, 1856

Inscriptions & Markings

Signed in lower left: Ad. Yvon del. Signed in lower right: Beger sc. In bottom center: Publie par Furne, a Paris. Below that: Imp. F. Chardon ainé, 30, r. Hautefeuille, Paris.