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Tamamonomae asahi no tamoto : do shunkan no dan : Nihon gekidan, 2-1-43

Hoshida, George [ bio ]

Tamamonomae asahi no tamoto : do shunkan no dan : Nihon gekidan, 2-1-43
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drawing
H: 9.5 in, W: 6 in
ink
paper

United States, 1943

(97.106.1EW)

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

Description

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

Ink sketches of performance of Doshunkan, a heroic scene in Kabuki by the Japan theater company on February 1, 1943.
Top row left sketch of a man dressed in dark kimono.
Top row right sketch of large headed man with dark features dressed in kimono. A woman dressed in kimono with downcast eyes is seated in front of him.
Middle row left sketch of a young woman dressed in kimono with elaborate headdress seated on floor. Identified as Sumiko Okazaki.
Middle row right sketch of a woman dressed in kimono with elaborate headdress seated on floor ; eyes downcast.
Bottom row sketch of a woman in a kimono turned to the left ; visible from waist up.
Drawing 97.106.1EX on verso of same sheet.

Inscription
Written in black ink, top left corner (In Japanese): Tamamonomae asahi no tamoto / Doshunkan no dan / Nihon gekiden =. Written in black ink, top right corner: 2-1-43. Written in black ink, middle left: Okazaki Sumiko. Written in pencil, bottom left corner: 41.

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