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Poor Benjii on the model stand

Ishigo, Estelle [ bio ]

Poor Benjii on the model stand
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H: 16.75 in, W: 11 in

Heart Mountain, Wyo., 1942-1945


Japanese American National Museum


1 drawing on paper ; 16.75 x 11 in.

Pencil sketch of male, most likely fellow artist Benji Okubo, dressed in t-shirt, long pants and shoes standing with back to viewer ; right leg is bent and resting on chair seat ; right arm is raised and bent with hand at back of head ; left arm is not visible ; head is bent and angled to right. Partial image of brick wall in background ; potbelly stove partially visible, right center.

Written in pencil, lower left corner: Poor Benjii on the model stand

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