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hello Ger, very nice to see some beautifull art here and also a piece you made yourself #779. i love how escher can make you think about dimensions :) i'll try to find a good picture of tarrash i can draw... it would be my first person with a moustache .. you made the Lasker-bust picture yourself??
Hallo J-Pax : nice you try to draw Tarrasch, but I really hope you ment to say that you should draw a picture of Emanuel Lasker ..., such in view of posts number 777 and 778 ! And, alas, no, I did not make that picture of the Lasker bust myself, I will come back on this subject, there are lots of memorabilia, e.g. see the official Lasker-Gesellschaft site ! site !
yes indeed i meant Lasker... no idea how i came up with Tarrash... maybe i saw a game between the two??:)
first i have to finish a Capablanca drawing i am working on.
My arts-and-crafts on this rainy afternoon, with thanks to the great Dutch graphic artist M.C. Escher :
This is really neat. At first glance I thought the queen was higher than the knight. I have always enjoyed M. C. Escher, too.
" The Chess Game " by Charles Bargue ( 1825-1883 )
" The Veterans " by Richard Creifelds ( 1853-1939 )
Chess in Russia started in St Petersburg : Petrov, Jaenisch, Schiffers and Chigorin played in the Coffee House " Café Dominik ", since 1841, see this oil painting by G. Bakmanson, 1903 :
Also "Arts and Crafts " belong in this forum. This is a hollow chess board, made in the WW-II , helping people to go into hiding underground and to leave for abroad, hiding small documents inside :
Finally twice Emanuel Lasker again :
What a clever idea. I wished the chessmen were shown.
This is the way Galina Satonina saw Lasker, who was a very talented mathematician as well. He published several mathematical papers and (quote) his thesis on geometrical calculus remains relevant in the computer age (unquote)...
@ crosspinner : normal size chessmen, as this board has a normal size to prevent suspicion...
Nice to see so many nice art pieces again... thanks RomyGer...in #784 my fantasy, the cockatoo barks at the litlle wiener dog LOL.
Without words :
In addition to post nr 778 , Emanuel Lasker in Berlinek town :
And this text in Barlinek (not Berlinek) in Poland :
ha nice to see some art again and a very nice drawing #793... my first impressions was he looks like Aljechin ??
@ j-pax : this drawing is by Charles D. Gibson, made in 1903, -- and Aljechin is born in 1892, so... just the looks...
It should be clarified that none of the above mentioned chess greats are in the painting.
Just came across this painting of a game between Ruy Lopez and Leonard di Cutri.
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