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Antique Print: Les Joueurs d'Echecs J.P. Hasenclever

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Les Joueurs d'Echecs
"Players of Failures"
Number 27 from the series "Le Musee des Rieurs"
Artist Johann P. Hasenclever  1810-1853
Engraved by Jacott
Printed by Cattier  Paris
Circa: 1840's
Medium: Two-stone lithograph - with hand coloring done prior to 1858 (see note below)
Approximate sheet size 21 3/4" x 17 1/2"  Image 18 1'2" x 14 1/2"
Condition: High Quality - with deficiencies as seen in presentation image - horizontal foxing line across top with a circle (halo) above head of center onlooker
Comments: French gentlemen playing chess, the scene shows a checkmate being made, and consequent laughter  and surprise from the onlookers, including a dog.
NOTE:  Print was removed from a decrepit frame with wooden slatted back at which time a newsprint page that was used as a filler was uncovered, written in German with a date of 1858, indicating last time print was handled and framed.  The newsprint is part of the offering.
Coloration and the black and white tones on presentation image may vary slightly from the original
The black text may not be fully visible on the presentation image but is readable on original

Price: $980.00

Stock Number: HG-BP56-1
In Stock: 1


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