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Vasily Alexandrovich Kotarbinsky (1849 - 1921) Playing chess
Seymour Rosofsky (1904 - 1981) Study for chess table
James Tarr (1905 - 1996) Chess players
Sally Smart (b 1960) Chess players
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.
Anand is being paid to throw the WCC
by Murgen a few minutes ago
11/24/2014 - Captured
by lonny447 4 minutes ago
why most of chess players are fond of cheating against their opponent
by A_L_I_V_E 5 minutes ago
why does a world chess championship skip years? the next one is 2016.
by allthegoodnamestaken 6 minutes ago
Very intsructive tactic
by slightlybalding 11 minutes ago
Admins: Porn troll alert - ban them!
by DrSpudnik 12 minutes ago
Beating Play Magnus, just under age 10
by solskytz 14 minutes ago
Kings Gambit: Theory
by jetfighter13 15 minutes ago
Is this draw
by slightlybalding 19 minutes ago
Opponent abandoned game; I lose?
by slightlybalding 20 minutes ago
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