Engraving. Plate: 85 x 135mm, (3¼ x 5¼"); large margins.
A rare view of a German Renaissance tennis game with a 'ballmeister' standing with his hands in the air ready to catch a ball thrown by an opponent, they all stand in a ball court. An illustration from 'Abbildung der Gemain-Nutzlichen Haupt-Stande' published by J. C. Weigel (1654-1725) in 1699.
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