Two Soldiers Playing Checkers

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Scott and Fowles, New York (bought by Robert Sterling Clark, 1929).

Jean-Léon Gérôme

French, 1824–1904

Two Soldiers Playing Checkers


Black and red chalk heightened with white chalk with slight touches of pencil and white gouache on paper

Overall: 7 11/16 x 10 13/16 in. (19.6 x 27.5 cm)

Acquired by Sterling and Francine Clark, 1929




Haverkamp-Begemann, Egbert, Standish D. Lawder, and Charles W. Talbot, Jr. Drawings from the Clark Art Institute: A Catalogue Raisonné of the Robert Sterling Clark Collection of European and American Drawings, Sixteenth Through Nineteenth Centuries, at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. 2 volumes. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1964.