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12-31-42

Hoshida, George [ bio ]

12-31-42
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drawing
H: 9.5 in, W: 6 in
ink
paper
laminate

United States, December 31, 1942

(97.106.1CT)

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

Description

3 drawings on paper, laminated (1 sheet) : ink ; 9.5 x 6 in.

Ink drawings of men pounding for the New Year on December 31, 1942.
Top image of two men pounding mochi in a mortar with kine, or pestles while another man depicted with only his head watches ; Okada stands on left pounding while Koide stands with back to viewer lifting kine above his right shoulder.
Middle left sketch of a man with a mustache, Nakano, swinging kine over his proper right shoulder.
Bottom image of a man, Imamura, leaning over an usu, or mortar, turning mochi over as another man, Yonezaki, stands to the right lifting kine over his right shoulder ; both men are viewed from the back ; a table with a bowl is located nest to Imamura on the left.
Drawing 97.106.1CS on recto of same sheet.

Inscription
Written in black ink, top left corner: 12-31-42. Written in black ink, top row (left to right): Okada, Koide, Nakano Written in black ink, bottom row: Imamura, Yonezaki.

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