chess in art

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"William Daniels" 1813 - 1890 "Chess Players"

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"Honoré Daumier  1808 - 1879 "Les Saltimbanques au repos" 

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"Franz von Deffregger" 1835 ,1921  "Partie d'echecs"

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"Franz von Deffregger" 1835 ,1921 "Partie d'echecs"

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"Alexis-Auguste Delahogue" 1867 ,1953 "Joueurs d'échecs à El kantara"

DalaiLuke
j-pax wrote:

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 :))

Indeed ... just impressive.  There's a picture I've recently seen of Bob Dylan playing chess.  I have not noticed, are photographs also accepted here?

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netzach

Post ~#747 very fine painting!

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"DENT Rupert Arthur Dent" 1850 ,1909 "Pug puppies"

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"Huber Istvan Desi"1895 ,1944 "Sakkozo - hatoldalon"

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"Caroline Alexia Schonheydervan Deurs"  1860 ,1932 "The young chess player"

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netzach wrote:

Post ~#747 very fine painting!

I agree.  The man on the left seems to be thinking in disgust, "They think they know chess?"  

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"Robert Heinrich Freiherr von Doblhoff" 1880 ,1960 "Cafe in Trient WWI"

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"Henry John R.S.W., R.Can.A. Dobson" 1858 ,1928 "Two figures seated playing chess"

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1867   ,"K. Dohnal"                                                                                            ,1850 ,1949   ,"Schachmatt"                                                                            ,1900 ,

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"Francisco Jose Domingo y Marques" ,1842 ,1920 "Mosqueteros Jugando Ajedrez"

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"Werner Drewes" 1899 ,1985 "The Chess Game" 

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"William Duffield" 1816 ,1863 "The Honourable Frederick Villers - Lady Sarah -and Lady Clementina" 

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Iran, thirteenth century. The Sheikh "Shams ud-Din Tabrizi" plays chess.

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