FCO-3004

Game of Tops

1933

code

FCO-3004

CR Number

344

dimensions

30.5 x 22 cm

Art Form

Drawing

Art Medium

lead pencilIndia ink brush

Artwork Surface

paper
Mentioned By

EMPTY LABEL

Title
Game of Tops
Description
Composition in black and white. Shaded and some contour lines. It depicts five boys playing spinning tops, in the Brodoswki Square, also looking up the Saint Anthony Church. On the left, crouched profile boy on the right with face sketched using only kind of cap. Have the on the right arm stretched downwards and forwards in which hand holds a top. At the center, the four boys standing, smaller than the first, almost forming a circle looking in the center four tops and boulders. The children are represented by thin lines and shaded. They have defined facial features, look like shorts and be bare. On the right narrow strip vertically perhaps suggesting a stake. In the background, hint of three houses on one floor and gable roofs; on the right, the little church of Saint Anthony of representation.
Location Created
Related Event 2
Related Document 8
Art Form
DrawingArtFormType
Art Medium
lead pencilArtMediumType
India ink brushArtMediumType
Artwork Surface
paperArtworkSurfaceType
Collection
Fundação José e Paulina Nemirovsky adquirida por volta de 1965Collection
Height
22
Width
30.5
Annotation
Signed and dated at bottom right edge "PORTINARI 933"

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