Games - Ball Game

Games - Ball Game

Product no.: 3756

anon: Le Balon - Cet exercise est bien l’Image,...

French late 18th c

copper engraved print with some old colouring; plate 15,5 x 15,5 cm. paper slightly browned; o/w vg cond.

A very charming late 18thc French engraving of four gentlemen playing a ball game. The text reads: ‘Cet exercise est bien l’Image, de la Guerre et de son ravage, Mais enfin, gracées à la Paix, Daitres Jeux régnent désormais.’ [This game is a good image of War and its ravages, but finally, in Peace  different games will resume.]   

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