Print "Transportation of Mattresses" by Miné Okubo

Item # 220916.

Reproduction of an original drawing on paper by Miné Okubo from the JANM Permanent Collection.   This is an archival digital print created using 100% acid-free cotton fine art paper and the highest quality pigmented, non-toxic, environmentally friendly ink available with a color permanence rating of at least 200 years. Print size 8" x 10". Comes sleeved with foam core backing board. (caption not included on print.)    

This character study created by Okubo at Topaz in 1943 show a number of  incarcerees devising ways to carry cumbersome mattresses, stuffed with  hay, back to their barracks. It is reminiscent of the type of character manga that the ukiyo-e artist Hokusai was known to draw.   

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