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Dried Flowers

Hibi, Hisako [ bio ]

Dried Flowers
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painting
H: 20 in, W: 16 in, D: 3/4 in
oil
canvas

Topaz, Utah, January 1944

(98.138.4)

Gift of Ibuki Hibi Lee

Description

Unframed stretched canvas. Image of dried flowers in multicolored vase. Dried sunflowers with heads wilting. Indistinct red and pink flowers also in vase. Vase on green table or book. Several rectangular objects that appear to be books surround the vase of flowers.

Inscription
Signed BR: Hisako Hibi/Jan. 1944 Back TL white card: 43/"Dried Flowers"/Jan. 1944/oil 43 on white round sticker

History
One of eight Hisako Hibi paintings from Topaz that had been previously believed to be lost.

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