Week One: Paintings and Poetry No.1: On Seeing Almehs Playing Chess in a Cafe

Source: A Painting A Day, Facebook group Almehs playing Chess in a CafĂ© (1870) French painter, draftsman & sculptor Oil on canvas, 55 x 65.5 cm By : Jean Leon Gerome (1824-1904) The two women play chess in the lightness of pastel hues One woman grips her knee As the warriors brave war curtsey for the… Read More Week One: Paintings and Poetry No.1: On Seeing Almehs Playing Chess in a Cafe