Chess in Art
It is probably no surprise that chess has inspired many artists. On this page I have collected art and paintings which contain chess.
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De schaakspelers, Isaac Israels, 1875-1922
A party of chess players outside a Turkish coffeehouse and barbershop, Martinus Rørbye, 1845
Cover of a mirror case with a man and a woman playing chess, anonymous, c. 1350
The Chess Players, Liberale da Verona, c. 1475
Adolf Ludvig Gustav Albert Couschi, omkr. 1747-1822, kallad Badin, Gustaf Lundberg, 1775
Les échecs, Plate 15 from “Les Toquades”, Paul Gavarni, 1858
The Game of Chess, John Opie, 1790-1799
Mirror Cover with a Couple Playing Chess, anonymous, c.1350
Mirror Case with a Couple Playing Chess, 1325-1350
Paul Morphy, The Chess Champion, Winslow Homer, 1959
Everyman, Pieter van der Heyden, after Pieter Bruegel, 1556-1560
Company of six Turks smoking and playing chess, Jan Luyken, 1698
Louis XIII and Richelieu play chess, Jan Frederik Christiaan Reckleben, 1850