30 June 2005
Nobody knows what makes a good chess player, it doesn't have to do with intelligence, it has to do with a sense of space. Architects usually make good chess players.
A wooden chess board, with accompanying carved wooden chess pieces, the board -- 17½x17½in. (44.5x44.5cm.)
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Looking back on a week of auctions featuring masterworks representing some of the greatest collections assembled in the United States
Explore key British artists from the 19th century to the present day, to be offered across four sales of Modern British Art and British Impressionism this November at Christie’s London.