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'Sampan at Kewalo Basin' by Sunao Hironaka

Regular price $550.00 Sale

'Sampan at Kewalo Basin’ by Sunao Hironaka Watercolor on paper Unframed A very rare piece by this highly-regarded artist! Circa 1940’s Provenance: From the Estate of Auntie Lei Collins, former curator of the Hulihee Palace Museum Measures 22 x 16 1/2. Signed lower left. Condition: MINT. Unframed. **If you are interested in this item, PLEASE CONTACT US at 808-227-2931 or mkg@maunakeagalleries.com for more information and accurate shipping rates to your location. --- About the artist: Born in Honolulu, Hironaka attended President William McKinley High School. For his training as an artist, he attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago from which he graduated in 1927. He then returned to Hawaii celebrating the landscapes of the islands in his paintings and photographs. In 1970, he illustrated the book, Haiku of Hawaii, by Annette Schaeffer Morrow. He was closely associated with the Honolulu Academy of Arts and Association of Honolulu Artists"