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Sumile and Sleeping Doll in Camp

Sugimoto, Henry [ bio ]

Sumile and Sleeping Doll in Camp
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H: 16 in, L: 13.25 in, W: .25 in

Denson, Ark., 1943


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


Stretched on masonite and unframed.

Portrait of Sugimoto's daughter, Madeleine Sumile, a young girl in yellow dress with white collar, holding a sleeping baby doll in blue. Part of a Jerome Camp pennant is visible in the upper left background against a brown wall with cross-hatching.

Signed in medium, lower left corner: H. Sugimoto, 1943, Sumile & Sleeping Doll in Camp Written on back, top center: Girl with doll, Jerome Camp

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