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Watch Tower, Rohwer Camp (?)

Sugimoto, Henry [ bio ]

Watch Tower, Rohwer Camp (?)
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painting
H: 13.5 in, W: 15.5 in, D: .5 in
oil
canvas

Rohwer, Ark. | Denson, Ark., ca. 1945

(92.97.43)

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

Description

Stretched and unframed

Watchtower stands on riverbank amid long grass on the right. The top of a structure appears just behind it at right center. At left, a bridge crosses a stream and ends at base of tower. In the background, trees recede into the distance left ending in a break where a ghostly outline of another watchtower appears.

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

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