GIRARD THIBAULT Academy of the Sword Hand Colored Engraving, Plate III
GIRARD THIBAULT Academy of the Sword Hand Colored Engraving, Plate III GIRARD THIBAULT Academy of the Sword Hand Colored Engraving, Plate III GIRARD THIBAULT Academy of the Sword Hand Colored Engraving, Plate III

GIRARD THIBAULT Academy of the Sword Hand Colored Engraving, Plate III

Ref: C-91-0002
Author: Girard Thibault (Dutch, c. 1574–1627) | Engraver: Nicolas Petri Lastman (Dutch, d. 1625)

From the book 'Academie de l'Espée', Leiden: B.& A. Elzevir: 1628. Delff was Dutch Golden Age engraver and painter. The image illustrates Thibault's theories of successful fencing using movement and mathematical principles. Sponsored by the French King Louis XIII it is generally acknowledged as the most lavish and artistically accomplished fencing book ever produced. Framed.

c. 1628, later coloring
W 36 D 1 H 28 in.
Sight: W 28 H 19.5 in.
See also: C-90-0001.
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