HUMMEL, Johann Erdmann
(b. 1769, Kassel, d. 1852, Berlin)

Chess Players

1818-19
Oil on canvas, 39 x 44 cm
Nationalgalerie, Berlin

The persons in the painting are: architect Hans Christian Genelli (with a pipe); archeologist Aloys Hirt; Gustav Adolf von Ingenheim (son of King Friedrich Wilhelm II and countess Voss); painter Friedrich Bury; the artist himself (at the window), Count Friedrich Wilhelm von Brandenburg (son of King Friedrich Wilhelm II and countess Doenhoff).