"in the drawings of Constantin Guys"

One of Guys' 'slender and shapely' horses
Public DomainOne of Guys' 'slender and shapely' horses
Constantin Guys (1802-1892) was a war correspondent during the Crimean War. He painted in water-colour and provided illustrations for both French and English papers. He is now known as the 'painter of modern life' from Baudelaire's essay of that name.