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Henry Sketching Camp Jerome

Sugimoto, Henry [ bio ]

Henry Sketching Camp Jerome
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H: 13.5 in, W: 16 in, D: .75 in

Denson, Ark., ca. 1943


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


Stretched and unframed.

In the lower left foreground, seated in the grass with his back to the viewer, Henry Sugimoto works on a canvas set on an easel. He is dressed in brown pants, white shirt and greyish hat. In the midground are three trees and green shrubbery with some red foliage. In the middleground, four barn-shaped warehouses stand to the left, next to three barracks with a smokestack at the far right.

Signed in medium, bottom right corner: H. Sugimoto Written on back, left corner: "Henry is Sketching" / Camp Jerome

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