[Untitled: cavalry charge with horse stumbling on left.
London. Publish'd as by Act of Parliament April 1st 1797, by R.Ackermann, 96 Strand.
Sepia aquatint. 310 x 440mm, 12 x 17¼". Creased, with margins.
From 'Military Evolutions', a scarce set of 30 aquatints of the Allied cavalry during the French Revolutionary Wars, published 1799-1802. Conrad Gessner (Swiss, 1764-1826), was in London from 1796 to 1804, exhibiting at the RA 1797-1803. The British Museum has the original brush drawing, in brown-grey wash, heightened with white (oxidised), over graphite.
BM: 1868,1212.457 and 1867,1012.148 for the drawing.
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