Adam Frans van der Meulen (Brussels 1632 - Paris 1680)
Study of a horse lying on its right side seen from the front
inscribed lower right: Van der Meulen f.
249 x 203 mm
Jean-Marc Du Pan (1785-1838), Geneva (L. 1440),
bought by his brother Alexandre-Louis Du Pan (1787-1846),
his sale, Geneva, 26-28 March 1840, one of lots 913-917,
Private French Collection until 2019
This is the study for the left horse in one of the plates in the series of ten etchings by Jan van Huchtenberg (1647-1733) after Adam Frans van Der Meulen entitled 'Horses Wounded in Battle' published by Adam Frans van der Meulen between 1662-90 (Hollsten 41; Bartsch V. 425; Weigel 1843).
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