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TITLE
"Thinking of Loved One"
 
DESCRIPTION
"Thinking of Loved One"

Oil painting, by artist Henry Sugimoto.

"Receiving a letter from her soldier husband in the 442nd [Regimental Combat Team] the woman is standing with a baby in her arms in front of his picture and deep and longing thoughts of him."
Henry Sugimoto, notes from Church ceremony
 
CONTEXT
The woman in the painting is the artist's sister-in-law.
 
CREDIT
Courtesy of Henry Sugimoto
 
DATE
ca. 1944