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Sierra Nevada, 6-5-42, 6:30 AM

Hoshida, George [ bio ]

Sierra Nevada, 6-5-42, 6:30 AM
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drawing
H: 9.5 in, W: 6 in
ink
watercolor
paper
laminate

United States, June 5, 1942

(97.106.1AR)

Gift of June Hoshida Honma, Sandra Hoshida and Carole Hoshida Kanada

Description

2 drawings on paper, lined and laminated (1 sheet) : ink, watercolor ; top image 3.75 x 5.25 in., bottom image 3.5 x 5.125 in., on sheet 9.5 x 6 in.

Ink drawings with watercolor in hues of purple, green, orange, blue, yellow, gray of Sierra Nevada and bus in town of Lovelock, Nevada on June 5, 1942.
Top drawing of Sierra Nevada mountain landscape ; small farmhouse with haystack in fenced green pastures, foreground ; green forest on right ; snow-capped purple hued mountains increase in stature, left to right, under orange and blue hued sky.
Bottom drawing of a orange and green hued bus parked in front of a small orange hued Greyhound station building bordered by larger green and orange hued buildings ; three figures stand in front of the green building on right ; blue hued sky above.
Drawing 97.106.1Q on recto of same sheet.

Inscription
Written in black ink below top image, center: Sierra Nevada, 6-5-42, 6:30AM. Written in black ink below bottom image, center: Lovelock, Nevada, 6-5-42.

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