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The Ex libris of Silas Wilder Howland (1879-1938), lawyer and amateur chess expert. #Chess

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The will of Giuseppe de Santo Vito (1713-1797), father of the mathematician Carl de Santo Vito who in 1834 published a new edition of Allgaier's "Neue theoretisch-praktische Anweisung zum Schachspiele." #Chess

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Just in: this simply stunning, rare Regency games table. The ebony and sycamore sliding top, with foliate marquetry banding, revealing a leather backgammon board. circa. 1820. - thakehamfurniture.co.uk/antique-tables…

#chess #backgammon #gamestable #antiques #chesstable

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A booklet about skin and venereal diseases that Richard Réti's father, Dr. Samuel Réti (1853-1904) wrote for his patients. #Chess

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Isidor Kaufmann (1853-1921)
Chess problem (The chess players)
Oil on wood
1889
Wien Museum, Vienna, Austria
#chess #ChessPlayer #VisualArts #painting #IsidorKaufmann
📷 Birgit and Peter Kainz, Wien Museum
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The chess players
from
Carmina Burana
Illuminated manuscript
Styria/Carinthia or South Tyrol
around 1230 - 14th c.
BSB Munich, Germany; Clm 4660, f.92r
#chess #ChessPlayer #VisualArts #IlluminatedManuscript #CarminaBurana #MiddleAges
➡️ digitale-sammlungen.de/en/view/bsb000…

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"La fin nous fait tous egaux"
Woodcut
3,1 x 5,3 cm
Emblem from:
Gilles Corrozet:
Hecatongraphie
Paris: Groulleau, 1548
#chess #death #moral #VisualArts #woodcut #emblem #EmblemBook

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The painting was shown in the #Duchamps exhibition in the Museum of Modern Art Frankfurt/Main this year with a similar one next to it (my own photo). #ChessArt #ChessHistory

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Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968)
Study for “Portrait of Chess Players”
Ink and watercolor on paper
1911
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
#chess #ChessPlayer #VisualArts #painting #MarcelDuchamp
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Postcard with 16 handwritten signatures from most of the participants in the #ChessTournamentBadenBaden1925
#KPAC83, #550, €450
#chess #ChessAutographs
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Postcard with handwritten text from #AlexanderAlekhine to #EdmondLancel
Signed and dated: Paris, 28.07.1924
#KPAC83, #547, €450
#chess #ChessAutographs #ChessTournamentNewYork1924
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Alekhine writes to Lancel concerning some programme points of a tournament at the beginning of August. At the end he gives his address in Paris. The front shows the participants in the chess tournament in New York 1924 (Marshall, Tartakower, Maróczy, Alekhine, Réti, Bogoljubow, Yates, Capablanca, Janowski, Ed. Lasker, Em. Lasker).
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P. R. v. Bilguer: Handbuch des Schachspiels. 4th ed. Leipzig 1864.
Annotated copy of #MaxLange (1832-1899) from the #chess book collection of #LotharSchmid (1928-2013).
#KPAC83, #554, €600
#ChessAutographs
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Handwritten letter by #JoséRaúlCapablanca
Signed and dated: Hotel Alcron Praha, 06.02.1935
#KPAC83, #570, €450
#chess #ChessAutographs
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#ChessLiterature
Richard Twiss: Chess. 2 parts in 1 vol. London 1787-1789.
Annotated copy of #HJRMurray (1868-1955) from the #chess book collection of #LotharSchmid (1928-2013)
#KPAC83, #685, €240
#ChessAutographs #ChessHistory
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Postcard from the #ChessTournamentDresden1926 with 16 handwritten signatures of the participants and officials
#KPAC83, #578, €450
#chess #ChessAutographs
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Some highlights from
#KPAC83 #545-691 (Section: Chess autographs and signed editions)
#chess #ChessAutographs #ChessLiterature #ChessHistory #ChessMemorabilia
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#547
#566
#570


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Envelope with printed motif for the #ChessOlympiad1960 (Leipzig) with handwritten signatures of #BobbyFischer, #VasilySmyslov and #MikhailTal
#KPAC83, #622, €240
#chess #ChessAutographs
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Auf der Vorderseite des Umschlages sind die eigenhändigen Unterschriften der ehemaligen Schachweltmeister Bobby Fischer (1943 – 2008), Wassili Smyslow (1921 - 2010), und Michail Tal (1936 – 1992). Links daneben die gedruckte Darstellung des Alten Rathauses in Leipzig, ein Springer und die Aufschrift "Ersttagsbrief XIV. Schach - Olympiade Leipzig ... 1960" und darüber der Sonderstempel mit Motiv einer Springerfigur. Zustand: Umschlag etwas gebräunt und mit geringen Gebrauchsspuren. Schönes Sammlerstück.     €     240,00


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Handwritten letter by #HowardStaunton
Signed and dated: 11.08.1869
#KPAC83, #668, €300
#chess #ChessAutographs
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Raffaello Sorbi (1844-1931)
Osteria at Fiesole
Oil on canvas
1889
Private Collection
#chess #ChessPlayer #VisualArts #painting #RaffaelloSorbi #Tuscany
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The grave of Rudolf Spielmann's parents and his brother Edgar. I cleaned this headstone 3 years ago. #Chess

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A couple playing chess
Mirror case
Ivory, carved
H: 9,8 cm, W: 10,5 cm
German (?)
mid 14th century
The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, MD, USA (@walters_museum)
#chess #ChessPlayer #VisualArts #sculpture #MirrorCase #MiddleAges
➡️ & 📷 art.thewalters.org/detail/18374/m…

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A tool that rebuilds tables generated with the tournament manager Swiss-Chess in order to get a responsive and fit it to your corporate identity. #chess #webdev #SEO #SwissChess #TournamentManager #HTML #CSS #ResponsiveDesign #WordPress

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Max Ernst (1891-1976)
King, queen and bishop
Bronze sculpture
16 h x 30 w x 9,5 d cm
1929-30
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
#chess #chessmen #VisualArts #sculpture #MaxErnst

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On January 1st, 1919, the Pester Lloyd reported about Karl Schlechter's burial. #Chess

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Ennio Morricone (1928-2020)
#OTD #BOTD
#chess #ChessPlayer #composer #conductor #EnnioMorricone #music
📷 Ennio Morricone at home in 2016. Photo by Roberto Messa. Via @GMIanRogers, 2020-07-06

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Ludwig Deutsch (1855-1935)
The game of chess
1896
#chess #ChessPlayer #VisualArts #painting #Ludwig Deutsch
📷 WikimediaCommons

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John Carwitham (active c. 1723–41)
A chess game between Apollo and Mercury in the presence of other gods
Frontispiece from #Vida1736
#Engraving
c. 1736
#chess #LegendOfOrigin #MarcoGirolamoVida #JohnCarwitham #ChessInLiterature
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Jean-Henri Marlet (1771-1847)
The #chess match between #HowardStaunton and #PierreCharlesFournierDeSaintAmant, on 16 December 1843
Oil on canvas
c. 1843/1845
Private collection (?)
#ChessHistory #CaféDeLaRégence #painting #JeanHenriMarlet
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Rudolf Spielmann's youngest sister Irma (1894-1939) in the role of Bertha in the 1900 premiere of Gerhart Hauptmann's play "Fuhrmann Henschel" at the Vienna Burgtheater. All of Spielmann's three sisters became successful actresses. #Chess

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Lucas Kilian (1579-1637)
Palamedes(-Selenus) playing dice and chess during the Siege of Troy
Engraving
1616
Detail from the title page of:
#Selenus1616 (👇 ALT)
#chess #dice #LegendOfOrigin #Palamedes #VisualArts #engraving #LucasKilian
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Lukas Kilian (1579-1637)<br>Palamedes inventing the games of chess and dices during the Siege of Troy<br>Detail from the title page of:<br>G. Selenus: Das Schach- oder König-Spiel, Leipzig: Groß, 1616
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Lucas Kilian (1579-1637)
Titel page from #Selenus1616 (👇 ALT) showing the legend of Palamedes (in the upper three images)
Engraving
1616
#chess #dice #LegendOfOrigin #Palamedes #VisualArts #engraving #LucasKilian
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A Game of Chess
Mirror case
Ivory, carved
H: 10,5 cm, W: 10,4 cm
French (Paris)
c. 1300
Victoria and Albert Museum, London #chess #ChessPlayer #VisualArts #sculpture #MirrorCase #MiddleAges
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David Hockney (b. 1937)
Man Ray
Lithograph on paper
1976
National Portrait Gallery, Washington D. C.
#chess #ChessPlayer #ManRay #VisualArts #lithography #DavidHockney

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