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Seymour Rosofsky (1904 - 1981) Study for chess table
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Eduard Ritter (1850 - 1949) Playing chess at a fireplace
When looking at works like James Tarr's (post#722) - so discernibly authentic to anyone who has been around chess players a bit, faces calm as they crane forward into the position bodies circling almost imperceptibly stiff with the efforts they make to hoist its possibilities into their minds, or other such notable traits - I sometimes can't help but wonder if the artist is so successful because they themselves are chess players or simply because they see something noteworthy to flesh out; they are almost equally feasible - but the question insists, which side of the gambit was (s)he playing! Not that it matters.
Ignác Ujváry (1860 - 1927) The chess game - Tangiers
Anonyme (1800 - 1899) Chess
Anonyme (1800 - 1899) Alice Through The Looking Glass
There is now 1231 paintings at
Should I still post new ones here?
So many cardinals...!
#728 and 731 (same painting, "The Game of Chess") is by Belgian artist Georges Croegaert (1848-1923).
Thank you for posting this site. I have been filing the painting I enjoy most.
i realy enjoy seeing so many beautifull chess in art posted by you... if you like .. keep them coming and thanks for everything allready posted :))
4/16/2014 - Mate in 3
by jennsenlordantonio a few minutes ago
4/17/2014 - Mate in 4
by e-check 120 seconds ago
When / how was chess first "solved" by a software program?
by ChessBloodBathHouse 2 minutes ago
My biggest win yet
by manudude02 15 minutes ago
The mating game
by Fabyk27 22 minutes ago
Is God the Greatest Chess Player of all?
by varelse1 28 minutes ago
Hurt Heal Chess Players
by Spieler999 40 minutes ago
by SquirmingCoil 41 minutes ago
I think I got a good position but lost in time trouble
by hItHeShFaNoFcArLsEn 43 minutes ago
Composed by Juraj Luptak & Ladislav Salai, Mat-Pat, 1993
by cbin 42 minutes ago
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