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One Dollar for Nice Icebox, When the [he] Came Out (One Dollar for Nice Icebox, When War Broke Out)

Sugimoto, Henry [ bio ]

One Dollar for Nice Icebox, When the [he] Came Out (One Dollar for Nice Icebox, When War Broke Out)
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painting
H: 20.5 in, W: 25.75 in
oil
canvas

California, ca. 1942

(92.97.82)

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

Description

Stretched and framed.

On left, wagon with "junk" painted on side with a hand holding a dollar bill appearing from its wheel. On the right is a white GE icebox. In the background, a blue sofa.

Inscription
Signed in medium, bottom left corner: Evacuation, Henry Sugimoto Written on back: One Dollar for Nice Icebox/When the Came[?] Out/23 1/2" x 19 1/2"

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