More on Shoji Masayoshi portrait, 1881.

[Found under: MISCELLANEOUS.]

We read that Mr. Shoji Masayoshi, a distinguished painter in oil, is at work on a likeness of the King of Hawaii, as His Majesty appeared in Japanese dress, when he was present at an entertainment given in his honour in the Momiji-kwan. It is added that the artist intends to make a gift of his work to the Hawaiian Government.

(Japan Daily Mail, 5/14/1881, p. 554)

Japan Weekly Mail, Volume V, Number 19, Page 554. May 14, 1881.

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