Tamkupt. / Baschkir.
Aquatint, very scarce. Sheet size: 260 x 333mm. (10¼ x13"). Trimmed with lower corners of sheet missing.
A Bashkir archer on horseback with bow and arrow poised to fire. The Bashkirs are Turkic people, indigenous to Bashkortostan, extending on both sides of the Ural Mountains, the area where Europe meets Asia. Ludwig Buchhorn (1770 - 185) is considered to be the most eminent draughtsman of his time besides J.G. Schadow, with whom he regularly worked with. This print is taken from 'Russische Kriegsvöler', first published in 1813.
[Ref: 31404] £140.00