Ben Kuroki

Ben Kuroki

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Description
Oil on illustration board in a card board frame. Portrait of Sergeant Ben Kuroki. Army Service Ribbons for Decorations and Medals include: American Campaign, European-African Middle Eastern Campaign with four gold oak leaf clusters, Good Conduct Medal, unknown medal (alternating bands of yellow and light blue), Air Medal with four gold oak leaf clusters, and Asiatic-Pacific Campaign with two gold leaf clusters. Army Aviation Bage includes the Aerial Gunner Badge. Kuroki wears a Air Force Presidential Unit Citation above his right breast pocket. He wears two 8th AF insignia and two Technical Sergeant 2d Grade patches on both sleeves. Kuroki wears a gold ring on his right hand and is sitting in a chair.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Painting
date made
1945
associated date
1941 - 1945
associated person
Chase, Joseph Cummings
Chase, Joseph Cummings
artist
Chase, Joseph Cummings
Physical Description
oil (overall production method/technique)
illustration board (overall material)
cardboard (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 30 in x 24 in; 76.2 cm x 60.96 cm
ID Number
AF.47012
catalog number
47012
accession number
166217
Credit Line
Joseph Cummings Chase
World War II
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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