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Game of Checkers
  • David Bekker
    1897–1956
    born: Vilma, Poland ; died: Chicago, Illinois, United States ; active: United States
  • Game of Checkers, circa 1939
  • Where object was made: United States
  • etching
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 318 x 242 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 in
  • Gift of the WPA Arts Project
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0262
Description

Image of four figures around a game of checkers. The figure in the bottom right corner is seen from behind. He leans back and looks to the left. There is a dog laying on the ground to the left. The figure in the lower left is seen in profile. The figure in the top left quadrant wears a hat and reaches for a game piece. The figure in the top right quadrant had a hand placed on his head. There is a window behind him.