1922 Rotogravure Chess Samuel Reshevsky Child Prodigy Jose Raul Capablanca Game

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This is an original 1922 sepia rotogravure of world champion chess players, José Raúl Capablanca seen playing forty of the finest chess experts in Paris simultaneously, and eleven year-old prodigy, Samuel Herman Reshevsky (Szmul Rzeszewski) of Russia. The caption for the latter writes, "The child chess prodigy who has come from Russia to this country after having beaten many of the best players in Europe. He is only 11 years old, but since the age of 8 has been a consistent winner against veteran players."

CONDITION

This 89+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Rotogravure; Sepia
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10 x 15.25 inches; 25 x 39 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

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