Yes, many of these paintings are stunning.
Btw, what counts as art for the purposes of this thread? Does it have to be a painting? Or a physical artifact? Would an artistic rendition done entirely virtually be of any interest (as long as it is aesthetically pleasing)?
hi fburton, i think you/we should post anything you consider ART... if we don't agree.. nice :) i like a good/friendly disscusion...some might say aesthetically pleasing is not important... to me it is!!
Frank Moss Bennet (1874 – 1953) A game of chess (1935)
I am glad because after working hard, the slideshow
seems to works fine.
Soon I will add under the paintings the name of the artist, the date of this birth and death (if), the title of the painting and the year it was made. Maybe the nationality of the artist too.
If you encounter still some problem under a browser or if you would appreciate some modification please tell me.
Roberto Raimondi(1877 - 1961)Italian Interior Scene with a Lady and Gentleman playing Chess with a Cardinal
Nicolas Arnoult (1650 – 1722)Le jeu des Echecs
Ladjos Ludwig Bruck (? - ?)Chess game
Jean-Charles Cazin (1840 - 1901)The chess game
Enrique Cabral Y Llano (1800 - 1899)A Game of Chess in the Bernini Room Villa Borghese Roma
Enrico Tarenghi (1848 - 1838)A Game of Chess
Duch school (1700 - 1799)Playing chess by lamplight
Enrique Cabral Y Llano and Duch school both became 99 years old... Art must be healthy :))
Carlo Luigi Orsi (1835 - ?)A game of chess
Continental School (1800 - 1899)A game of chess
School Of Bergamo (1400 - 1599) A couple playing chess with musicians in an interior
Alfred Stieglitz (1864 - 1946)Two Men Playing Chess
Okumura Toshinobu (active ca. 1725–1750) Daikoku and Shoki Playing Chess
AnonymeSteinitz, Chess, from the Goodwin Champion series for Old Judge and Gypsy Queen Cigarettes (1888)
Odd chess board!
wow i realy like the work in post 376 by Alfred Stieglitz i never heard of him.. i wrote down his name
the sunlight tru the trees give me a summer feeling :))
ooh i wikipediaed and saw that alfred stieglitz is a photografer
http://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred_Stieglitz. i still realy like this artwork!!