[Hideki Sakaguchi, Japanese horse artist from Japan, at Japanese Gift and Art Center, Los Angeles, California, April 7, 1968]
photograph | negative
Los Angeles, Calif.,
April 7, 1968
Photograph by Toyo Miyatake Studio, Gift of the Alan Miyatake Family
1 photographic print : b&w; ; 5 x 7 in.
2 negatives : b&w; ; 120 mm.
Published in Rafu Shimpo, April 8, 1968, Japanese section.
Hideki Sakaguchi, a Japanese artist specializing in painting horses from Japan, exhibits his work in front of Japanese Gift and Art Center in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, April 7, 1968.
1P and 2N: Young man in white sweater, plaid pants and black-rimmed eyeglasses holds a painting of two horses propped in front of him on the sidewalk beside sketches and framed oil paintings of horses. Sign posted on column reads, "Limited engagement, Some sketches and Oil Paintings by Hideki Sakaguchi, Talented young artist From Japan, In Person, Sketches drawn to order while you wait." Manikins in kimono in store windows.
3N: Small crowd of women, men and children surround Sakaguchi as he holds a paintbrush standing on sidewalk in front of store.
Typed on original envelope: Horse Artist -- Photo at Japanese Gift and Art Center.
Hideki Sakaguchi was a sixteen year old boy from Japan who had been painting horses since he was 4 years old. He painted horses on a visit to Hollywood Park racetrack in Inglewood, California in 1966 (see 96.267.918).
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