Adriaen van de Venne, Tafelmalie. 1626

Watercolour drawing wirh bodycolour (Number 29) from an album by Adriaen Pietersz. van de Venne, 1626.

To the right, the host and ally of the exiled King of Bohemia, the Dutch stadholder, Frederik Hendrik, prepares to play the ball to the port, indicated by his wife, Amalia van Solms, centre, and the Queen at the end of the table.

Department of Prints and Drawings, British Museum, London, England


• Golf through the ages by Michael Flannery, page 39. January 2004