Chess and Finearts

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Lucas van Leyden (1510) "Chessplayers"
The game is old variant named "courier" with 24 pieces.


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Sofonisbe Anguissola: (y.1555):
"Chesspalyesrs, tree sisters, Lucia, Europa and Minerva"

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Anthonius Mor: (y.1549)


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Johann H. W. Tischbrin: (y.1784)



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Johan E. Hummel:(y.1818)
"Chessparty in Palais Voss"


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Edward Harrison May (1824-1887):
"Lady Howe mated Benjamin Franklin"


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An old Ukiyo-e of Shogi