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[Battledore and Shuttlecock] Amor, ut pila, vices exigit. [&] [Owling.]
[Battledore and Shuttlecock] Amor, ut pila, vices exigit. [&] [Owling.]
[Owling] A. V. Venne inv.e. A. Matham. fe.
[Amsterdam c.1632.]
Two etchings, back to back. Sheet 130 x 135mm (5 x 5¼"). Trimmed into print.
On one side is a scene of a man and woman playing 'battledore and shuttlecock', a fore-runner of badminton in which the object is to keep the shuttecock aloft as long as possible. On the reverse is a scene of two men hunting with owls, one on horseback, the other walking, carrying a frame on which nine owls are perched. From an edition of Jacob Cats' ''Spiegel vanden Ouden ende Nieuwe Tijd'', first published 1632.
[Ref: 53704]   £75.00   view all images for this item
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[Le Football.]
[Le Football.]
[Louis-Marcel Myr.] [Pencil Signature]
[n.d.c.1925]
Etching, limited edition of 50. 150 x 200mm (6 x 8") large margins.
[Ref: 53616]   £170.00   (£204.00 incl.VAT)
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