European Equestrian Illustrations from 1066 to 1650 A.D. (and beyond)

This is an ongoing project. If you have any online illustrations to suggest, send mail to kerij-e.

The Bayeau Tapestry (1066)

Paolo Uccello (Italy 1397 - 1475)

Breviary of Martin of Aragon (Spain, Catalonia 15th Century. )

Jean Froissart, Chronicles (Flandres, Bruges 15th Century.)

Gaston Phoebus, Book of the Hunt  (France, Paris, 15th Century)

Fiore de' Liberi: Flos Deullatorum (1409)

Grandes Chroniques de France (Paris, France 14th Century)

The Adoration of the Magi by Fra Angelico (
c1400-1455) and Filippo Lippi (c 1406-1469)

Mounted Combat and Jousting from Talfoller's Fechtbuch (Bayern 1459)

Les Tres Riches Heures by Duc de Berry (1412 and 1416)

Bennozzo Gozzoli

King Rene's Book of Love

Wolfram von Eschenbach, Parzival

Goliath Fechbook (c. 1500)

Albrecht Durer (b 1471 - d 1528 )

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)

King Francis I, King of France (c. 1540)

Tudor England (1485 to 1603)

Antoine de Pluvinel (b. 1555 d 1620 )

Some miscellaneous prints by Crispin de Pas from Pluvinel

The following illustrations are out of SCA period, but too cool not to share.

Antique Dressage Prints, including:
            "The New Method of Training Horses" by William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Newcastle.  (1700)
            "Description du Manege Moderne" by Le Baron D'Eisenberg. (1747)
           "Luz da Liberal, e Nobre Arte da Cavallaria" by Andrade (1700)
           "Manege et Equitation" section of L'Encyclopedie Diderot et D'Alembert (1769)
           "Bellerophon"   by Georgii Simonis Winteri (1678)
           "Histoire Pittoresque de L'Equitation" (1833)


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