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Untitled (The Mouth of the Kumano River in Autumn)

Sugimoto, Henry [ bio ]

Untitled (The Mouth of the Kumano River in Autumn)
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painting
H: 22.25 in, W: 26.5 in, Frame: 22.25 x 26.5 x 2.5 in
oil
canvas

, c. 1930

(92.97.126)

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

Description

Stretched and framed

Autumnal landscape of river and mountain. A large dark green mountain under a reddish yellow sky towers over a bluish river that rushes around a bend mid left foreground. Two boats sit on the shore outside of the walled town in left foreground. Trees in autumnal colors grow among green shrubs on the right bank. A stepped path leads to fenced blue roofed houses in right foreground.

Inscription
Signed in medium, bottom left corner: H. Sugimoto Written on back, lower left (In Japanese): Mouth of Kumano River Accompanied by a card with a red foil star, formerly attached to the back of painting: 25 Kumanokawaguchi no akikeishiki [Translated: The mouth of Kumano River in Autumn] / The Mouth of the river in Autumn $350 / Matsuba (?)

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