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At Night

Hibi, Hisako [ bio ]

At Night
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painting
H: 20 1/8 in, W: 15 7/8 in, D: 3/4 in
oil
canvas

Topaz, Utah, December 1944

(98.138.8)

Gift of Ibuki Hibi Lee

Description

Unframed, stretched canvas. Image of barracks at night. 2 barracks in foreground. yellow colored windows of glowing light. Yellow crescent moon plus one yellow star in TL. 3 smoke stacks emerging from barracks. The smoke stack CL is emitting gray stream of smoke.

Inscription
Signed BR: Hisako Hibi/Dec. 1944 Back TL on white card: 57/"At Night"/Dec. 1944/oil BL: 57 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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