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Thursday, November 10, 2011

Nice chess painting from Scotland

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Hi everyone,

We have here a nice chess painting snapshot sent to us by Chess Blog reader Jeremy Andrews from Dublin, Ireland. Here is all the info we have. But then, we love all things chess so here's the lovely photo. You are welcome to send us more info and your own favourite 'chess things' - photos, videos, stories, jokes and more.
George Watson (1767 - 24 Aug. 1837) was a Scottish portrait painter and first president of the Royal Scottish Academy.

George Watson
(1767 - 1837)

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  • At November 10, 2011 at 8:26 AM , Anonymous Amrit Puri Knights Chess Club New Delhi said...

    It's a fantastic painting. I have an imitation in our club. Maybe this link would help you with some background.

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