Chess in Art 1100–1900 Book
800 years of chess in one book
A unique collection of art paintings depicting the game of chess from 11th to the 19th century displayed on 320 pages by more than 700 artists. The book introduce you to how artist throughout history have captured the game of kings.
The only book of its kind based on seven years of detective work searching art’s hidden archives. Chess in Art captures 800 years of artistic progression throught social, political, technological and industrial evolution.
Conceptual artist and the author Peter Herel Raabenstein was inspired by symbolism of chess and evolution of art itself. After fifteen years of studying and planning he brought the book to reality.
26×26 cm (10,24×10,24 in)
1,8 kg (4lbs)