Paintings with a cheating theme

The Demon of Dice

Albrecht DÜRER (1471 - 1528)

The Demon of Dice
Woodcut
printed by Conrad Kacherofen, Leipzig, 1487

Bosch - The Conjurer

Hieronymus BOSCH (c. 1450 - 1516)

The Conjurer
Oil on board
© Musee d'Art et d'Histoire, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France/ Giraudon/ The Bridgeman Art Library

Michelangelo Caravaggio: The Card Sharpers

Michelangelo MERISI da CARAVAGGIO (1573 - 1610)

The Cardsharps (a.k.a. The Card Sharpers) - c. 1596
Oil on canvas, 90 x 112 cm
Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX, USA

The Gamblers

Hendrick TERBRUGGHEN (Dutch, 1588 - 1629)

The Gamblers - 1623
Oil on canvas, 83.8 x 114 cm
Minneapolis Institute of Art

The Cheat with the Ace of Clubs

Georges de LA TOUR (French, 1593 - 1652)

The Cheat with the Ace of Clubs - late 1620s
Oil on canvas (97.8 x 156.2 cm)
Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX, USA

The Cheat with the Ace of Diamonds

Georges de LA TOUR (French, 1593 - 1652)

The Cheat with the Ace of Diamonds - 1635-40
Oil on canvas, 106 x 146 cm
© Musée du Louvre, Paris, France/ Giraudon/ The Bridgeman Art Library

Valentin - Cardsharpers

Valentin de BOULOGNE (1594 - 1632)

Cardsharpers - 1615-18
Oil on canvas, 94,5 x 137 cm
©Gemäldegalerie, Dresden, Germany/ © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden/ The Bridgeman Art Library

Soldiers Playing Cards and Dice (The Cheats)

Valentin de BOULOGNE (1591 - 1632)

Soldiers Playing Cards and Dice (The Cheats) - c. 1620/1622
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA

The Cardsharps and Fortune Teller

Nicolas REGNIER (1591 - 1667)

The Cardsharps and Fortune Teller - 1620/1622
Szépmûvészeti Múzeum, Budapest

Georges de LA TOUR (1593 - 1652)

Fortune Teller - 1632-35
Oil on canvas, 102 x 123,5 cm
©Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA/ The Bridgeman Art Library

Gerard van HONTHORST - The Cardsharps

Gerard van HONTHORST (1590-1656)

The Cardsharps (Die Falschspieler) - 17th c.
Oil on canvas
Museum Wiesbaden

Mathieu Le Nain - The Card Cheaters

Mathieu Le NAIN (1607 - 1677)

The Card Cheaters - 17th c.
Oil on canvas, 65 x 81 cm
Musée des Beaux Arts, Reims

Jacob van OOST: Card Sharpers

Jacob van OOST, the Elder (1603 - 1671)

Card Sharpers - 1634
(Interior with Soldiers Cheating at Cards)
Oil on canvas, 58 x 97 cm
private collection

Theodor ROMBOUTS (1597 - 1637)

Card and Backgammon Players (Fight Over Cards)
Oil on canvas, 150 x 241 cm

Steen - The Card Players

Jan STEEN (1625/26? - 1679)

The Card Players - 1660
Panel, 45.4 x 60.6 cm

Steen - Card Players Quarreling

Jan STEEN (1625/26? - 1679)

Card Players Quarreling - 1664-65
Paint on canvas

Steen - Gamblers Quarreling

Jan STEEN (1625/26? - 1679)

Gamblers Quarreling - 1665
Paint on canvas, 69.9 x 88.3 cm

A Game of Cards with Cheater

Unknown author

A Game of Cards with Cheater (actual title unknown) - 17/18th century
Oil on canvas, 97 x 150 cm
European private collection

Alcide Segoni: The Cheat

Rev. Matthew William PETERS (1742 - 1814)

The Card Sharps
Oil on canvas (46.8 x 56.3 cm)

A Sly Game

Ivan Philipovich TUPYLEV (1758 - 1821)

A Sly Game
Oil on canvas

End of the Game of Cards

Jean Louis Ernest MEISSONIER (1815 1891)

The End of the Game of Cards - c. 1870
Oil on canvas

Alcide Segoni: The Cheat

Alcide SEGONI (1847 - 1894)

The Cheat
Oil on canvas (36 x 29 cm)

Alcide Segoni: Found Out

Alcide SEGONI (1847 - 1894)

Found Out
Oil on canvas (36 x 29 cm)

A.C. RADWOOD

A Call - In Arizona - 1895
Color lithograph, 29.5 x 46.4 cm
Elisha Whittelsey Collection

Balthus - The Card Game

Count BALTHUS (1908 - 2001)

The Card Game - 1950
Oil on canvas, 139.7 x 194.6 cm

Jack BEAL (1931)

Prudence, Avarice, Lust, Justice, Anger - 1977

Oil on canvas, 182.9 x 198.1 cm
Collection Barley Art Museum, Un. of Virginia, Charlottesville

Johnson - Card Game

Raymond JOHNSON

Card Game
Watercolor on paper, 60.9 x 76.2 cm

Goodfellow - Gamblers Quarrel

Stephen GOODFELLOW

Gamblers Quarrel - 1984
Acrylic

Berenson - Babinsky Cheating the Devil at Cards

Paul BERENSON

Babinsky Cheating the Devil at Cards
Oil on canvas, 60.9 x 76.2 cm

Botero - The Card Players

Fernando BOTERO

The Card Players - 1996
Oil on canvas (118 x 154 cm)


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