PAINTING BY LOCAL ARTIST TO HANG IN HILO LIBRARY
D. HOWARD HITCHCOCK OFFERS PICTURE OF ISLAND SCENE TO PUBLIC HERE
D. Howard Hitchcock, Hawaii’s own master artist, has signified a desire to have his work with the brush and pallete represented publicly in his native city of Hilo, and has offered one of his paintings to the Hilo Public Library, where the picture is now on exhibition for a few weeks, pending the pleasure of the directors in accepting it.
The painting represents Mauna Kea glowing with high color from the setting sun, as seen from the Waimea plains, while the foreground lies in the cool tones of the gathering dusk. Continue reading
D. Howard Hitchcock has gifted a work painted skillfully by him of a place on Hawaii Island, and he gifted this to the Hilo Town and the painting will be hung in the Library here in Hilo. Continue reading
Cogswell’s Model: J. T. Phillips, general manager of the Pacific Guano & Fertilizer Co., is anxious to know if the Hawaiian girl who posed for this painting by William Cogswell in 1892 is still living in Hawaii.—Star-Bulletin photo.
Rare Old Painting Found By Phillips in California
Another one of the works of William Cogswell, whose paintings of King Kalakaua and Queen Liliuokalani are hung in Iolani palace, was discovered by J. T. Phillips, general manager of the Pacific Guano & Fertilizer Co., during his recent business trip to the coast. Continue reading
[Found under: “NU HOU KULOKO.”]
Queen Liliuokalani purchased the portraits painted recently by Mr. Cogswell, for the price of under four thousand dollars. Continue reading
[Found under: “NU HOU HAWAII.”]
The painter Mr. Cogswell sent a letter to each of the members of the Legislature whether it is a good thing for the government to purchase the large portraits Continue reading
[Found under: “NA NU HOU HAWAII.”]
The Haole painter.—We were at Aliiolani Hale this past Tuesday to see first-hand the painting of Mr. Cogswell of the full image of the Alii, the King, and his work was truly skilled. Continue reading
The large standing portraits of the deceased King along with Queen Liliuokalani that the haole painter W. Cogswell Continue reading
HULA DANCE ON CANVAS.
A Series of Pictures of Native Hawaiians on Exhibition.
W. Cogswell, a well-known portrait-painter on the Pacific Coast, has on exhibition at the artrooms of Sanborn, Vall & Co. a series of ten pictures of native Hawaiians in their historical dance. Mr. Cogswell has been in Honolulu for the past two years Continue reading
SAINT LOUIS SCHOOL.
We went to tour the school of Saint Louis these past days and drawing which is outside of the regular work from their books is what we were most impressed with at their skill, talent, and true excellence in that activity. These are the majority of the paintings which we acquired. Continue reading
From the Pen of the Hon. J. Nawahi.
Hilo, May 13.—My Dear Whitney, Aloha—It has not been perhaps twelve hours since we met on May 9, and there has arrived fearful news. That being the Tsunami [Kai Hoee] here in Hilo! Here are drawings [paintings?] done right soon after the flooding by the sea which I enclose. [These three pictures of the tsunami exacting its terrible act can be seen in the window of Whitney’s Book Store, Editor.] Continue reading