Diamy nude

The oil on panel painting was, until 1929, in the Collection Joseph Cremer in Dortmund.

The painting is now located at the Staatliche Museum in Berlin, Germany.

In 1540, Paris Bordone (1500-1571) painted “Two Chess Players.” It shows two men, richly dressed in satin robes, playing chess in the foreground, before the columns of a classical portico.

After the exhibition in 1934 at the Orangerie, Paris, it was bought it in 1935 by the Musée de Louvre.

In 1633, Sebastien Stoskopff (1597-1657) painted “Summer or the Five Senses.” The painting includes a chess board.

John Frederick I was the head of the coalition of Lutheran princes in Germany who was captured and taken prisoner at the Battle of Muhlberg in 1547. In 1550, Giulo Campi (1500-1572) painted “Partita a scacchi.” It shows a pretty lady playing chess with an armed and helmeted knight.

He was originally sentenced to death, and then changed to life imprisonment. The painting, oil on canvas, is now in the Museo Civico arte Moderna in Turin, Italy.

In 1686, Nicolas Arnoult (1650-1722) etched “Le Jeu des Echecs” (The Game of Chess). The oil on oak panel painting id now at the Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister in Dresden.

In 1693, Carel de Moor (1655-1738) painted “The Chess Players.” It depicts a man moving a piece with great deliberation while his opponent leans his head on his hand with a expression of diamy. Around 1750, Francois Boucher (1703-1770), etched or engraved “Les Echecs.” The etching may be of Chinese chess.

In 1603, Karel van Mander (1548-1606) painted “Ben Jonson and Shakespeare Playing Chess” while in Holland.

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