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1915 Color Print Jeu de Boule Game Inn Belgium Amedee Forestier Cityscape XGQB2

1915 Color Print Jeu de Boule Game Inn Belgium Amedee Forestier Cityscape XGQB2

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This is an original 1915 color print of people playing the game "Jeu de Boule" outside of a Flemish inn in Belgium. Similar to bocce, the game involves standing inside a circle with both feet planted on the hard dirt or gravel and throwing a hollow metal ball as close to a small wooden ball, called a jack, as one can.

CONDITION

This 96+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Color Print; Color
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6 x 4.5 inches; 15 x 11 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Forestier, Amedee.

Forestier, Amedee

Amedee Forestier (1854 Ð 1930) was an Anglo-French artist and illustrator who specialized in historical scenes and landscapes. He was born in Paris and illustrated for The Illustrated London News, the Windsor Magazine and for several novels. He was known for his attention to detail in archaeological representations of finds, such as of the prehistoric man. He also worked at the Royal Ontario Museum and the Museum of London.

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