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Drives 1

Early Golfers in Action. Sketches after the works of various artists between 1500 and 1690 A.D., drawned by Steven J.H. van Hengel, author of the famous book 'Early Golf' (1985).

These drawings compare nowadays golf stroke mechanics with the movements of figures on Dutch paintings, drawings and etches between 1500 and 1690.

After Hendrick Avercamp, c. 1620, Kunsthalle Hamburg

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Drives 2

Early Golfers in Action. Sketches after the works of various artists between 1500 and 1690 A.D., drawned by Steven J.H. van Hengel, author of the famous book 'Early Golf' (1985).

These drawings compare nowadays golf stroke mechanics with the movements of figures on Dutch paintings, drawings and etches between 1500 and 1690.

After Esaias van de Velde, 1624, Mauritshuis

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Drives 3

Early Golfers in Action. Sketches after the works of various artists between 1500 and 1690 A.D., drawned by Steven J.H. van Hengel, author of the famous book 'Early Golf' (1985).

These drawings compare nowadays golf stroke mechanics with the movements of figures on Dutch paintings, drawings and etches between 1500 and 1690.

After Aert van der Neer, c. 1660, Auctioned at Christie's London, 1978

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Drives 4

Early Golfers in Action. Sketches after the works of various artists between 1500 and 1690 A.D., drawned by Steven J.H. van Hengel, author of the famous book 'Early Golf' (1985).

These drawings compare nowadays golf stroke mechanics with the movements of figures on Dutch paintings, drawings and etches between 1500 and 1690.

After Aert van der Neer, c. 1670, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Karlsruhe

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Drives 5

Early Golfers in Action. Sketches after the works of various artists between 1500 and 1690 A.D., drawned by Steven J.H. van Hengel, author of the famous book 'Early Golf' (1985).

These drawings compare nowadays golf stroke mechanics with the movements of figures on Dutch paintings, drawings and etches between 1500 and 1690.

After Anthonie van Straelen, 1629, P. de Boer, art dealer (1973), Amsterdam

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Drives 6

Early Golfers in Action. Sketches after the works of various artists between 1500 and 1690 A.D., drawned by Steven J.H. van Hengel, author of the famous book 'Early Golf' (1985).

These drawings compare nowadays golf stroke mechanics with the movements of figures on Dutch paintings, drawings and etches between 1500 and 1690.

After Pieter Breughel I, 1565, Royal Musea of Fine Arts, Brussels

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Drives 7

Early Golfers in Action. Sketches after the works of various artists between 1500 and 1690 A.D., drawned by Steven J.H. van Hengel, author of the famous book 'Early Golf' (1985).

These drawings compare nowadays golf stroke mechanics with the movements of figures on Dutch paintings, drawings and etches between 1500 and 1690.

After H. van Schoel (after H. Bol), c. 1590, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

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Drives 8

Early Golfers in Action. Sketches after the works of various artists between 1500 and 1690 A.D., drawned by Steven J.H. van Hengel, author of the famous book 'Early Golf' (1985).

These drawings compare nowadays golf stroke mechanics with the movements of figures on Dutch paintings, drawings and etches between 1500 and 1690.

After Hendrick Avercamp, 1625

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Drives 9

Early Golfers in Action. Sketches after the works of various artists between 1500 and 1690 A.D., drawned by Steven J.H. van Hengel, author of the famous book 'Early Golf' (1985).

These drawings compare nowadays golf stroke mechanics with the movements of figures on Dutch paintings, drawings and etches between 1500 and 1690.

After Pieter van der Borcht, c. 1590, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

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Drives 10

Early Golfers in Action. Sketches after the works of various artists between 1500 and 1690 A.D., drawned by Steven J.H. van Hengel, author of the famous book 'Early Golf' (1985).

These drawings compare nowadays golf stroke mechanics with the movements of figures on Dutch paintings, drawings and etches between 1500 and 1690.

After Jan Luyken, c. 1680, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

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Through the green 1

Early Golfers in Action. Sketches after the works of various artists between 1500 and 1690 A.D., drawned by Steven J.H. van Hengel, author of the famous book 'Early Golf' (1985).

These drawings compare nowadays golf stroke mechanics with the movements of figures on Dutch paintings, drawings and etches between 1500 and 1690.

After Esaias van de Velde, c. 1620, National Gallery, London

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Through the green 2

Early Golfers in Action. Sketches after the works of various artists between 1500 and 1690 A.D., drawned by Steven J.H. van Hengel, author of the famous book 'Early Golf' (1985).

These drawings compare nowadays golf stroke mechanics with the movements of figures on Dutch paintings, drawings and etches between 1500 and 1690.

After Anthonie van Beerstraten, c. 1665, Rijksmuseum Twente, Enschedé

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Through the green 3

Early Golfers in Action. Sketches after the works of various artists between 1500 and 1690 A.D., drawned by Steven J.H. van Hengel, author of the famous book 'Early Golf' (1985).

These drawings compare nowadays golf stroke mechanics with the movements of figures on Dutch paintings, drawings and etches between 1500 and 1690.

After Hendrick Avercamp, c. 1625

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In the rough 1

Early Golfers in Action. Sketches after the works of various artists between 1500 and 1690 A.D., drawned by Steven J.H. van Hengel, author of the famous book 'Early Golf' (1985).

These drawings compare nowadays golf stroke mechanics with the movements of figures on Dutch paintings, drawings and etches between 1500 and 1690.

After Cornelis Poelenburgh, 1622, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

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In the rough 2

Early Golfers in Action. Sketches after the works of various artists between 1500 and 1690 A.D., drawned by Steven J.H. van Hengel, author of the famous book 'Early Golf' (1985).

These drawings compare nowadays golf stroke mechanics with the movements of figures on Dutch paintings, drawings and etches between 1500 and 1690.

After R. de Baudous, 1618, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

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Putting 1

Early Golfers in Action. Sketches after the works of various artists between 1500 and 1690 A.D., drawned by Steven J.H. van Hengel, author of the famous book 'Early Golf' (1985).

These drawings compare nowadays golf stroke mechanics with the movements of figures on Dutch paintings, drawings and etches between 1500 and 1690.

After a tile (anonymous), NGA Early Golf

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Putting 2

Early Golfers in Action. Sketches after the works of various artists between 1500 and 1690 A.D., drawned by Steven J.H. van Hengel, author of the famous book 'Early Golf' (1985).

These drawings compare nowadays golf stroke mechanics with the movements of figures on Dutch paintings, drawings and etches between 1500 and 1690.

After Jan van Goyen, 1625, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

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Putting 3

Early Golfers in Action. Sketches after the works of various artists between 1500 and 1690 A.D., drawned by Steven J.H. van Hengel, author of the famous book 'Early Golf' (1985).

These drawings compare nowadays golf stroke mechanics with the movements of figures on Dutch paintings, drawings and etches between 1500 and 1690.

After Aert van der Neer, c. 1660, National Gallery, London

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Putting 4

Early Golfers in Action. Sketches after the works of various artists between 1500 and 1690 A.D., drawned by Steven J.H. van Hengel, author of the famous book 'Early Golf' (1985).

These drawings compare nowadays golf stroke mechanics with the movements of figures on Dutch paintings, drawings and etches between 1500 and 1690.

After Hendrick Avercamp, c. 1625, National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.

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Putting 5

Early Golfers in Action. Sketches after the works of various artists between 1500 and 1690 A.D., drawned by Steven J.H. van Hengel, author of the famous book 'Early Golf' (1985).

These drawings compare nowadays golf stroke mechanics with the movements of figures on Dutch paintings, drawings and etches between 1500 and 1690.

After Gerard ter Borch, c. 1640, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

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Putting 6

Early Golfers in Action. Sketches after the works of various artists between 1500 and 1690 A.D., drawned by Steven J.H. van Hengel, author of the famous book 'Early Golf' (1985).

These drawings compare nowadays golf stroke mechanics with the movements of figures on Dutch paintings, drawings and etches between 1500 and 1690.

After Book of Hours, Philip the Fair, 1505, Museo del Patriarca, Valencia

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Putting 7

Early Golfers in Action. Sketches after the works of various artists between 1500 and 1690 A.D., drawned by Steven J.H. van Hengel, author of the famous book 'Early Golf' (1985).

These drawings compare nowadays golf stroke mechanics with the movements of figures on Dutch paintings, drawings and etches between 1500 and 1690.

After Book of Hours, c. 1500, British Museum, London

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Unnamed drawing 1

Early Golfers in Action. Sketches after the works of various artists between 1500 and 1690 A.D., drawned by Steven J.H. van Hengel, author of the famous book 'Early Golf' (1985).

These drawings compare nowadays golf stroke mechanics with the movements of figures on Dutch paintings, drawings and etches between 1500 and 1690.

Source: NGA Early Golf

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Unnamed drawing 2

Early Golfers in Action. Sketches after the works of various artists between 1500 and 1690 A.D., drawned by Steven J.H. van Hengel, author of the famous book 'Early Golf' (1985).

These drawings compare nowadays golf stroke mechanics with the movements of figures on Dutch paintings, drawings and etches between 1500 and 1690.

Source: NGA Early Golf

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Unnamed drawing 3

Early Golfers in Action. Sketches after the works of various artists between 1500 and 1690 A.D., drawned by Steven J.H. van Hengel, author of the famous book 'Early Golf' (1985).

These drawings compare nowadays golf stroke mechanics with the movements of figures on Dutch paintings, drawings and etches between 1500 and 1690.

Source: NGA Early Golf

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Unnamed drawing 4

Early Golfers in Action. Sketches after the works of various artists between 1500 and 1690 A.D., drawned by Steven J.H. van Hengel, author of the famous book 'Early Golf' (1985).

These drawings compare nowadays golf stroke mechanics with the movements of figures on Dutch paintings, drawings and etches between 1500 and 1690.

Source: NGA Early Golf

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Unnamed drawing 5

Early Golfers in Action. Sketches after the works of various artists between 1500 and 1690 A.D., drawned by Steven J.H. van Hengel, author of the famous book 'Early Golf' (1985).

These drawings compare nowadays golf stroke mechanics with the movements of figures on Dutch paintings, drawings and etches between 1500 and 1690.

Source: NGA Early Golf

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Unnamed drawing 6

Early Golfers in Action. Sketches after the works of various artists between 1500 and 1690 A.D., drawned by Steven J.H. van Hengel, author of the famous book 'Early Golf' (1985).

These drawings compare nowadays golf stroke mechanics with the movements of figures on Dutch paintings, drawings and etches between 1500 and 1690.

Source: NGA Early Golf

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Unnamed drawing 7

Early Golfers in Action. Sketches after the works of various artists between 1500 and 1690 A.D., drawned by Steven J.H. van Hengel, author of the famous book 'Early Golf' (1985).

These drawings compare nowadays golf stroke mechanics with the movements of figures on Dutch paintings, drawings and etches between 1500 and 1690.

Source: NGA Early Golf