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Soldiers Playing Cards and Dice (The Cheats)[edit]

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OriginalSoldiers Playing Cards and Dice (The Cheats), a c. 1618/1620 work by Valentin de Boulogne
Reason
I love the dynamicism of this painting, the wonderful expressions, the fluid positioning, and that the most armoured of the five is also the one that looks the most timid.
Articles in which this image appears
Valentin de Boulogne; might be useful in some gambling articles.
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/Artwork/Paintings
Creator
Valentin de Boulogne
  • Support as nominatorAdam Cuerden (talk) 10:55, 8 August 2014 (UTC)
  • Support - Something different. I like it. — Crisco 1492 (talk) 12:24, 8 August 2014 (UTC)
  • Support — For illustration of high-contrast tenebrist style — although I have to wonder how all this gambling could be going on without beer & tobacco smoke. Sca (talk) 14:54, 11 August 2014 (UTC)
  • Support – nice composition. SagaciousPhil - Chat 16:32, 12 August 2014 (UTC)
  • Support per Sca. --Hafspajen (talk) 07:01, 18 August 2014 (UTC)

Promoted File:Valentin de Boulogne - Soldiers Playing Cards and Dice (The Cheats).jpg --Armbrust The Homunculus 12:01, 18 August 2014 (UTC)