Chess Art History




The iconography of chess and checkered surfaces has influenced art through the ages. Especially after 1000, when checkered surfaces also became connected to the chessboard.

Note: this page is still under construction and will be further completed from time to time.



Subpage Link
Overview of Artists famous-people/artists

Sources

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http://www.alinalami.com/2011/01/chess-in-paintings.html
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