Manege,Le Galop désuni du devant à droite; et le Galop désuni du devant à gauche.
Engraving, platemark 355 x 220mm (14 x 8¾") very large margins.
Disunited gallop of front leg on right lead and disunited gallop of front leg on left lead. Plate showing movements in the 'manege' (riding academy), from the huge 'Encyclopaedia, or a Systematic Dictionary of the Sciences, Arts, and Crafts', published from 1751-7 and edited by Denis Diderot and Jean Baptiste Le Rond d'Alembert. The encyclopaedia is famous for its attempt to encapsulate the thought of the Enlightenment, including contributions from Voltaire, Rousseau, Montesquieu and other major thinkers of the age.
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