Rugendas I, Georg Philipp (1666 Augsburg 1742). Detachments of Horsemen. On the right vivacious group of two riders, each with additional led horse, on the left resting sumpter horse with leader. In-between, set back in small figures, horsemen talking with two passers-by. Etching by Georg Conrad Bodenehr (1673-1710). Inscribed: G. P. Rugendas del. / Cum Privileg. S. C. Maj. / Ierem. Wolff exc. Aug. Vind. / G. Conrad Bodenehr Sc. / A 5. 4¾ × 6¼ in (12.1 × 15.9 cm).
HORSEMEN AND BATTLES , set A, 5. – Teuscher 174, I (of II, recte III: a later edition was published, probably in the 1820s, at the same place at Herzberg, see T. 169) with illustration; Stillfried 54. – Marvelous impression with margins 4-4.9 cm wide of the J. H. Anderhub Collection before Ridinger’s address (Schwarz XXIX in the erroneous assumption of a first state before the number). – Equilateral preparatory drawing in washed pen in Augsburg. A copy by Ferdinand Kobell about 1757 in black pen in Mannheim.
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