"Le jeu de paume sur la Place Sainte-Croix, A Florence." Etching depicting an animated costumed figure playing a side drum in the foreground, with people playing a type of ballgame in a square with crowds watching in the background. Florence, 1617.
57 x 82 mm.
Some minor brown staining; light vertical crease; upper right corner restored.
Lieure 263 (only state). One of 50 plates form the series "Les Caprices" first published in Florence in 1617.
An important figure in the development of the old mas