Paul Morphy (1837-1884):
Lot 154
Paul Morphy (1837-1884):
£300 - 400
US$ 500 - 670
Lot Details
Paul Morphy (1837-1884):
a framed and mounted engraving circa 1865, Morphy seated at a chess table and holding a chess piece in his right hand; with Paul Morphy facsimile "signature" beneath,
28.5cm x 23cm.

Footnotes

  • Provenance: The Liverpool Chess Club. This engraving of the great American chess master, Paul Morphy, hung on the walls of the Liverpool Chess Club from 1919 to 1938. In 1938, the club closed down, and the picture was purchased by the club's president, the father of the present vendor.
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