Backgammon Players

The older player throws the dice, while his opponent moves a chip. Two other figures watch the game. In the right background three men warm themselves by a fire.

The reverse of the panel bears the brand of the coat of arms of the city of Antwerp.

Key facts

Artist dates
1610 - 1690
Full title
Backgammon Players
Date made
probably 1640-5
Medium and support
Oil on oak
37.5 x 56.7 cm
Acquisition credit
Bequeathed by Lord Colborne, 1854
Inventory number
Location in Gallery