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Listening to Okada Naniwabushi : "Sugino Heisocho no Tsuwa"

Hoshida, George [ bio ]

Listening to Okada Naniwabushi : "Sugino Heisocho no Tsuwa"
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drawing
H: 9.5 in, W: 6 in
ink
paper
laminate

United States, November 6, 1942

(97.106.1DJ)

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

Description

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

Ink sketches of men seated at table listening to Okada reciting a naniwabushi, "Sugino Heisocho no Tsuwa."
Top sketch of nine men seated along one side of a long table listening to Okada ; some men clasp hands in front of them or lean on hands ; cups rest on table.
Bottom sketch of seven men seated on both sides of a table, indentified by inscriptions. Four men face the viewer, Arita, Kagawa, Okachi and Ikeda ; three men sit with their backs to viewer, unidentified, Kimura and Hata.

Inscription
Written in black ink, top left: 11-6-42. Written in black ink on top image, bottom: Listening to Okada Naniwabushi / "Sugino Heisocho no Tsuma" Written in black ink on bottom image (left to right): Arita, Kagawa, Kimura, Odachi, Hata, Ikeda.

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