Tuesday, 28 April 2009

Chess part 1

"Vitrail" by Henry Coulier (active 1885-1907)


"Mrs Charles Moxton" by William Quiller Orchardson (1832-1910)



"Partita a scacchi" by Giulio Campi (1500-1572)


"The Chess Game" by Jean-Henri Marlet (1771-1847)


"Lucia, Minerva and Europa Anguissola Playing Chess" by Sofonisba Anguissola (1532-1625)


"A game of chess" by Henry Siddons Mowbray (1858-1928)



"Cassiel et Phésona jouant aux échecs" by Jean Wauquelin (d.1452)


"Chess Players" by Suzanne Roger (1898-1986)


"Echiquier" by Aurélie Nemours (1910-2005)


"The Chess Players" by Sir John Lavery (1856-1941)


"La partie d'échecs" by Maria-Elena Viera de Silva (1908-1992)


"Portrait of Kan-Gao" by Pierre-Louis Delaval (around 1790-1870)


"The conversion of Saint Augustin" by Nicolo di Pietro (worked 1394-1410)


"Man playing chess" by Corneliu Baba (1906-1997)


"The Chess Player" by Charles Lapicque (1898-1988)

7 comments:

consciousnesswalk said...

love this

David said...

yeah, this was great. I think my favorite is Corneliu Baba, and I can't believe I've never seen his stuff before. Gotta go look for more!

curator said...

Thanks a lot for the kind words!

David, you can see some of his works on the link below, unfortunately without titles and the quality is not great -

http://www.figurativedrawing.com/figurative_artists_baba.htm

David said...

Thanks for the link. Yeah, small, but better than nothing! :)

nice said...

Very lovely paintings of playing chess.

Virtue said...

cool :) i also really liked the chess tables I saw at a Yoko Ono art exhibit a few years back... like this http://bit.ly/b7yPV9

thanks for sharing all these :)

V.

MJ FALCÃO said...

Congratulations! Vieira da Silva is a very well known portuguese painter, still "not very known" abroad. It's a bautiful choice!
the hawk