Where is this portrait? 1881—2022

Found in a Japanese newspaper: “Mr. Shoji Masayoshi of Tokyo, a famous oil painter, is painting a portrait of the Alii, the King of Hawaii, looking just like the King when he wore Japanese royal attire at a banquet given in his honor at Momijikwan,* one of the palaces. It is said that this artist will gift this painting of their beloved King to the Nation of Hawaii.

[Does anyone know who this artist is and what happened to the painting?]

*Kōyōkan

(Elele Poakolu, 8/10/1881, p. 5)

Ka Elele Poakolu, Buke II, Helu 23, Aoao 5.

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