For all lovers of art and the royal game: It is a perfect opportunity to enrich your library.
This book, in all, superbly juxtaposes of two great art forms – chess and painting..
This would surely enrich your collection because you would not find this book usually in the homes of a Chess enthusiast or even a player/champion.
“Chess in Art” is a large-format illustrated volume for all chess enthusiasts with a penchant for art.
What I like about the book is how chess appears in different cultures, and how this game is played hundreds of years ago, and even now
An insight into the game of Chess as it traveled across the centuries.
History of Chess in paintings – from year 1100 to 1900. Simply fascinating book!
A book to be enjoyed, leafed through and reviewed calmly. A work that simply makes us understand how our game is something that goes beyond time and cultures, beyond styles and fashions
Chess in Art Vás naláká k jedinečné procházce osmi staletími uměleckého vyobrazení této královské hry..
Chess in Art a book with a lot of history. A unique book of its kind, highly recommended for lovers of painting and history.
Raabenstein has created a beautiful, weighty and very satisfying book.
A very interesting book for art lovers which brings together works that you will certainly enjoy discovering. (Translated)
I would like to say “sorry” to my friends. I would not pass this book to them as a present. I am going to keep the book “Chess in art” for myself and my kids.
This book is a unique contribution to the world of chess. It’s a good jumping off point for chess enthusiasts or future art history scholars who may want to analyze chess in art.
I used to say that #TheThinkers was the most beautiful chess book ever devoted to chess – at least when it comes to the aesthetics.