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Monday 11 December 2023

(attrib.) Charles Errard II’s etching, “Chevaux Tartare”, c.1650

(attrib.) Charles Errard II (aka Charles Errard the younger/le fils; Carlo Errard) (c.1606/09–1689)

“Chevaux Tartare” (aka “Steigerende paarden”; “Prancing horses”), c.1650 (1616–1689), from the series, “Dierenserie” (Animal Series), published by Charles Errard II (possibly in Paris) with royal privilege.

Etching with engraving on fine laid paper, trimmed around the image borderline and partially into the writing edge, backed with a support sheet.

Size: (sheet) 20.4 x 23.2 cm; (image borderline) 19.9 x 23.2 cm.

“Errard ex. Cum Pri. Re.”

IFF 4–9 ((Bibliothèque Nationale de France 1939–, “Inventaire du Fonds Français: Graveurs du XVIIe Siècle”, vol. 4, Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Départment des Estampes, p. 83, cat. nos. 4–9).

See also the descriptions of this print offered by the Rijksmuseum and The Metropolitan Museum of Art:;

Condition: a richly inked impression with two replenished printer’s creases trimmed around the image borderline and slightly within the writing edge and laid onto a support of archival (millennium quality) washi paper providing wide margins.

I am selling this dramatic and very romantic etching of two rearing Russian/Tatarstan horses—note that the closer horse has a leopard skin cover (caparison)—for AU$302 (currently US$201.86/EUR182.64/GBP160.77 at the time of this listing) including postage and handling to anywhere in the world, but not (of course) any import duties/taxes imposed by some countries.

If you are interested in purchasing this rare and beautiful etching, please contact me ( and I will send you a PayPal invoice to make the payment easy.

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