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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 :))
Winslow Homer 1836 - 1910 Chess board
"Alexander Calder" 1898 - 1953 "Copper chess piece"
"Max Ernst" 1891 - 1954 "The King Playing with the Queen"
Broken pages - old & new version
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Restart a Game lost on Time
by brianroi 3 minutes ago
Let’s invent some very weird pieces
by HGMuller 9 minutes ago
Kasparov is slaughtering Nakamura and So.
by fabelhaft 10 minutes ago
by n9531l 19 minutes ago
Very unique and entertaining game - comments welcome
by 1PawnWinsGames 20 minutes ago
Center game #2 vs King's Gambit
by andyquibler 20 minutes ago
Alcohol and chess!
by kaynight 21 minutes ago
Crazy game I lost
by 1PawnWinsGames 23 minutes ago
5/2/2016 - Nuances
by sramanuja 24 minutes ago
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