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Susie in Camp Jerome

Sugimoto, Henry [ bio ]

Susie in Camp Jerome
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painting
H: 17.75 in, W: 14.75 in, D: .75 in
oil
canvas

Fresno, Calif. | Denson, Ark., 1942

(92.97.132)

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

Description

Stretched and framed.

Portrait of Sugimoto's wife, Susie, in Jerome Camp, Arkansas. A Japanese woman in white button down blouse and red headscarf gazes off to the left of viewer. In the background a black frame sits on a shelf midground right, while a suitcase sits on shelf top.

Inscription
Signed in medium, bottom left corner: H. Sugimoto/1942/Fresno Assembly Camp Written on back: Susie in Camp Jerome

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