"Cuirassier Russe"

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Creator:

Zauerveid, Aleksandr Ivanovich

Date:

1814

Materials:

Wove paper

Dimensions:

W 7 in x H 9.25 in

Accession Number:

4.2002

Credit Line:

Bequest. Meyer-Hellige, Elena Konstantinovna. 2002

Description

Hand-colored aquatint. Cuirassier on brown horse. He is wearing a green jacket, a cuirass, and blue trousers. He is holding a drawn sword in his right hand. In background is a mountain and a line of mounted soldiers. In bottom center is inscription: Cuirassier Russe.

Inscriptions & Markings

Signed in lower left of plate: Sauerweid del. Signed in lower right of plate: Jazet sculp. In bottom center: A Paris, chez Nepveu, Libraire, Passage des Panoramas, No 26