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The Yo-Yo Game (Bo-Lo Game), 1937
Jacob Lawrence

Poster paint on pebble board, Image H: 14 in, Image W: 17 in, Frame H: 15.5 in, Frame W: 18.75 in
Purchase 1984 The Members' Fund   84.32
© the artist estate/Artists Rights Society
Not On View
Primary Title Notes: See object file for memo explaing confirmation of the title from Gary Reynolds and Joe Jacobs, who communicated with the artist and researched the title.
recto: l.l.. black paint "J. Lawrence 37"

backing: l.r., printed paper label "[icon] CCAHA / CONSERVATION CENTER / FOR ART AND HISTORIC ARTIFACTS / This sealed package helps to protect / the work from drastic fluxtuations in / environmental conditions and from air - / borne dust and pollutants. In order / to provde adequat support for the / work, the sealed package must be / placed in a aframe and held securely / with brads or brass mending plates. / The sealed pacakge should remain / intact."

Provenance: The artist; Edwin Coates, New York, New York (c. 1942-1984, sale Christie's, New York, March 23, 1984, Sale 5520, lot 142)
Exhibition History:
"Jacob Lawrence," Harlem YMCA, New York, February 1938.

"Jacob Lawrence: Fifty Years of His Work," Jamaica Arts Center, Queens, NY (sponsored by the James Weldon Johnson Literary Guild Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts), December 8, 1984-January 31, 1985.

"20th-Century Afro-American Artists: Selections from the Collection of The Newark Museum," The Newark Museum, June 18-October 14, 1985.

"American Drawings 1900-1960, from the Permanent Collection of The Newark Museum," Chubb Group of Insurance Co., Warren NJ, September 3-November 1, 1994.

Keywords: Child, Children, Games, Painting, Recreation