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Watch Tower

Sugimoto, Henry [ bio ]

Watch Tower
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painting
H: 16 in, W: 13.5 in, D: .75 in
oil
canvas

Denson, Ark., ca. 1943

(92.97.101)

Gift of Madeleine Sugimoto and Naomi Tagawa, Japanese American National Museum

Description

Stretched and framed.

A watchtower is visible through a stand of four trees in midground left. In the foreground a large branch lays in the grass, center ; a stump stands at left in front of the barbed wire fence that spans the image. Three tall trees stand in the right foreground on one side of the fence while one tree stands on the other side near the watchtower. Across a short open area tall grasses front dark blue-green trees in the background. The sky is cloudy.

Inscription
Signed in medium, bottom left corner: H. Sugimoto Written on back, top center: Watch Tower, 15 1/2 x 13 1/2"

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