Cabinet d'escrime de l'espee et poingnardt (MS KB.73.J.39)
|Cabinet d'escrime de l'espee et poingnardt|
|MS KB.73.J.39, Koninklijke Bibliotheek
The Hague, Netherlands
|Also known as||Showcase of Fencing with the
Sword and Dagger, Composed in
Former Times by Mr. Peloquin,
Captain and One of the Four
Leading Fencing Masters of France.
|Scribe(s)||J. de La Haye|
|Material||Paper, in a leather binding|
|Format||Double-sided; one illustration per
side, with text alongside
Cabinet d'escrime de l'espee et poingnardt ("Showcase of Fencing with the Sword and Dagger", MS KB.73.J.39) is a 17th century copy of a French fencing manual created in ca. 1585 by Captain Peloquin. It currently rests in the holdings of the Koninklijke Bibliotheek in The Hague, Netherlands. It contains both descriptive text and abstract fencing diagrams, and is one of the first manuals documenting the French fencing tradition.
|1r - 28v||Rapier and dagger by Captain Peloquin|