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Kakunen Tsuruoka


untitled (vertical mesquite)

watercolor on paper, signed at lower right, Kakunen Tsuruoka, ca. 1944

19 1/8 by 11 7/8 in., 48.5 by 30.2 cm

According to Kakunen's daughter-in-law Haruno Tsuruoka, Kakunen preferred to rise early and go out into the hills to paint the brilliant colors of the desert sky at dawn.

Deborah Gesensway and Mindy Roseman, Beyond Words: Images from America's Concentration Camps, Cornell University Press, 1987, p. 54, titled Mesquite at Poston, Arizona

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Scholten Japanese Art
145 West 58th Street, suite 6D
New York, New York 10019
ph: (212) 585-0474
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