Johanna Sibylla Kusel - Cavalier Nègre / Black Horseman

Item Code: an3033

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Johanna Sibylla Kusel (1650-1717) - A black Horseman


Johanna Sibylla Kusel (1650-1717)

Circular etching from the series: 'Cavaliers nègres, Pollonais et Hongrais'

Black horseman riding towards right; the horse wearing a plumed headdress, with a black slave carrying a fur at right and a second horseman to left behind in profile; a round composition. c.1651 Etching

This is a repetition in mirror view taken from eleven unnumbered round prints done by Stefano Della Bella in 1651 (De Vesme 270-280)

Good impressions pasted on collection paper.
A fascinating subject in an attractive etching style.



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SKU an3033
Picture Size 11,50 cm x 18 cm
Specification Print
technic Etching
Artist Johanna Sibylla Kusel
period 17th century
School German
subject Equestrian
rating **
Johanna Sibylla Kusel (1650-1717)
Female German engraver.  Daughter of Melchior Küsel the Elder. Married Johann Ulrich Krauss in 1685 and subsequently signed herself 'Johanna Sybilla Kraussin'.
Also known as: Küsel, Johanna Sibylla; Kraus, Johanna Sibylla

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