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Jerome, Ark.

Sugimoto, Henry [ bio ]

Jerome, Ark.
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painting
H: 13.5 in, W: 16 in, D: .5 in
oil
canvas

Denson, Ark., ca. 1942

(92.97.31)

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

Description

Stretched and unframed.

Landscape scene in camp; a small figure in blue shirt and black pants carries a hoe or shovel over his right shoulder walks along a horizontal path. In foreground, tall grass is bordered by a barbed wire fence; a mound of dirt is at left. In the background center, a small bridge branches off the path into tall grasses and trees, where a row of 6 barracks sit in front of a backdrop of dark trees. Laundry hangs on a clothesline in front of one of the barracks.

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

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