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Freedom day came

Sugimoto, Henry [ bio ]

Freedom day came
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painting
H: 21.25 in, W: 25.25 in
oil
canvas

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

(92.97.73)

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

Description

Stretched and framed.

A man leans on a table with his chin in his hands looking at a yellow-brown bird sitting in its cage which has its door open. A paper with the title "Exclusion lifted" sits on the table between the man's arms. A map of the United States with the word, "California," appears on the background and covers the table.

Inscription
Signed in medium, bottom left corner: Henry Sugimoto Written on back, top center: Freedome[sic] Day Came"/ 24" x 20"

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