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Hisako Hibi


Hisako Hibi - "A letter"

This painting is rare, for Hisako did not often create art of images and things inside the barracks. This painting includes all that would have been inside of a typical room. It includes the pot belly stove, which was powered by coal, laundry hanging from the wall, a broom, etc.

Based on this original

Hisako Hibi - "A letter"
uploaded by eishida
Description Unframed stretched canvas. Image of elderly woman in red dress and dark apron seated reading letter. Pot belly stove to the left, laundry hanging in background, broom and dustpan … More »

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