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Jerome, Ark.

Sugimoto, Henry [ bio ]

Jerome, Ark.
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painting
H: 16 in, W: 13.5 in, D: .25 in
oil
canvas
board

Denson, Ark. | Rohwer, Ark., ca. 1943

(92.97.36)

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

Description

Mounted on board and unframed.

A soldier with a white armband is dressed in olive green uniform and grey helmet stands in a watchtower facing the viewer. Two small structures stand next to the tower surrounded by dry grass. A barbed wire fence separates the structures from the foreground of low grass. Tall trees in fall colors of red, orange, brown and green rise behind the tower in the background.

Inscription
Signed in medium, bottom left corner: Henry Sugimoto, Jerome Ark

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