Study for Japanese prisoner, Bougainville

Accession Number ART28561
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 31 x 24.8 cm
Object type Work on paper
Physical description pencil on paper
Maker Herman, Sali
Place made Pacific Islands: Solomon Islands, Bougainville
Date made July 1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

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Depicts a sketch of an unidentified Japanese soldier sitting on the ground. The artist's humanity is well evident in Japanese prisoner, bougainville, a quick drawing made early one morning when a young Japanese soldier emerged from the jungle near the artist's camp.