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Sunrise Rio Grande, Colorado, 6-6-42

Hoshida, George [ bio ]

Sunrise  Rio Grande, Colorado, 6-6-42
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drawing
H: 6 in, W: 9.5 in
ink
watercolor
paper
laminate

United States, June 6, 1942

(97.106.1G)

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

Description

2 drawings on lined paper, laminated (1 sheet) : ink, watercolor ; left image 5.25 x 4 in., right image 5.25 x 3.875 in., on sheet 6 x 9.5 in.

Ink drawings with watercolor in hues of orange, yellow, green, blue, and gray of a sunrise at Rio Grande, Colorado and a sunset at Clifton, Texas, 7:35 P.M. on June 6, 1942.
Left image, Rio Grande, Colorado landscape is bathed in orange light as sun rises over a river running between flat top mountains ; black, blue and green rays fill the sky.
Right image, landscape of a mountainside or bluff at sunset. Black line borders.
Drawing 97.106.1H is on verso of same sheet.

Inscription
Written in black ink, on right drawing, bottom : CLIFTON, [scratched out] / 6-6-42 / 7:35 PM Written in black ink, below left drawing : SUNRISE. RIO GRANDE COLORADO 6-6-42. Written in black ink, below right drawing : CLIFTON, TEXAS 6-6-42 - 7:35PM

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