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Art class, 2-19-43

Hoshida, George [ bio ]

Art class, 2-19-43
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H: 9.5 in, W: 6 in

United States, February 19, 1943


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


4 drawings on paper (1 sheet) : ink ; 9.5 x 6 in.

Ink portraits of four men, three identified as Mr. Nakaarai, Mr. Suzuki and Reverend Kashiwa by inscription, in an art class on February 19, 1942.
Top left image of unidentified man with mustache looking down at paper in front of him and holding a pencil in his right hand.
Top middle image of a man, Mr. Nakaarai, in glasses and a mustache, with chin in hands looking at paper in front of him.
Top right image of a man, Mr. Suzuki, in glasses and a button-down shirt and glasses with hands on table.
Bottom image of a man, Reverend Kashiwa who would later become Bishop of Buddhist churches in post-war Hawaii, looking down and turned slightly from viewer as he draws.
Drawing 97.106.1CB on verso of same sheet.

Written in black ink, top: Art class. 2-19-43. Written in black ink, top row (left to right): [unidentified], Mr. Nakaarai, Mr. Suzuki. Written in black ink, bottom row: Rev. Kachiwa. Written in blue ink, bottom row: (Later post-war Bishop / of Hawaii Buddhist / churches). Written in pencil, bottom left corner: 50.

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