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Susie Ironing Camp Room

Sugimoto, Henry [ bio ]

Susie Ironing Camp Room
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H: 23.75 in, W: 19.75 in

Denson, Ark., ca. 1943


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


Stretched and framed.

A woman, Susie Sugimoto, irons a red piece of material with a flatiron in right foreground, while her husband, Henry Sugimoto, watches her over his right shoulder with a paintbrush poised in his left hand above a canvas in the background left. Susie's hair is pulled back and she wears a white apron over a blue spotted yellow dress. Sugimoto is dressed in blue and is seated on a crate.

Signed in medium, bottom left corner: Sugimoto Written on back: Susie Ironing Camp Room/21 1/2" x 18"

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