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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"
5/28/2016 - Overworked and Under Paid
by BorlaugBoy 4 minutes ago
kopec system ; nf3 variation
by jengaias 4 minutes ago
Official Staunton's Piatagorsky Set--A Great Reproduction of an Historic Set
by cgrau 14 minutes ago
Played beautifully and lost. Help!
by jengaias 14 minutes ago
Fritz 15 seems slow
by The_4th_Stonewall 15 minutes ago
youre worst mistake in chess :)
by gerberk 18 minutes ago
CHESS INTEGALATIC -Leccion # 50
by luis_albert 19 minutes ago
Chua Me O!
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Jude Acers' Chessmate
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This is not Sharp, this is Yisus Craist (Najdorf)
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