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Untitled (Arkansas Camp B)

Sugimoto, Henry [ bio ]

Untitled (Arkansas Camp B)
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H: 13.25 in, W: 15.75 in, D: .25 in

Denson, Ark., c. 1943


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


Mounted on board, unframed.

In the foreground a pile of logs stands near a path that runs from the lower right corner to middle left. Next to the path, lower right, a man in a green jacket, tan pants and hat and boots stands with his back to the viewer holding a shovel and bucket. He faces steps leading to barracks which dominates the right. On the left, a woman in blue and black walks toward him on the path. In the background to the left of the painting, a woman in dark blue with a white apron hangs laundry on an outdoor clothesline. Two more barracks appear in the background.

Signed in medium, bottom left corner: H. Sugimoto

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