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Still Life, Hawaii

Sugimoto, Henry [ bio ]

Still Life, Hawaii
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painting
H: 18 in, W: 15 in, D: 1 in
oil
canvas

Hawaii, ca. 1977

(92.97.42)

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

Description

Stretched and unframed.

Still life of Ukulele leaning to the left off the canvas. A white sheet of paper, "Hawaian Melody" [Hawaiian Melody] stands to the right, behind it. In the foreground, a white shell, a pineapple, a white-purple flower with yellow stamen atop of a mango, and bunch of bananas. Four blue-topped coconut trees appear in upper right background.

Inscription
Signed in medium, bottom left: H. Sugimoto Written on back, center: Still Life-Hawaii, 18 x 15

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