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Chuzo Tamotzu

Chuzo Tamotzu

Artist: Anne Noggle (American, 1922 - 2005)
Subject Matter: Chuzo Tamotzu (American, born Japan, 1888 - 1975)
Date: circa 1965–75
Medium: gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 7 1/2 × 9 11/16 in. (19.1 × 24.6 cm)
Support: 7 7/8 × 9 15/16 in. (20 × 25.2 cm)
Mat: 20 × 16 in. (50.8 × 40.6 cm)
Classification: Photograph
Credit Line: Gift of Louise Tamotzu, 1983
Keywords and Associated Locations:
Object number: 1983.23
Description
Chuzo Tamotzu, (1891-1975), was a self-taught painter born in Japan. He came to New York in 1920 and relocated to Santa Fe in the late 1940s. Noogle met Tamotzu sometime after she relocated to New Mexico. Noggle was in Santa Fe around the same time and would certainly have been aware of Tamotzu as a figure in the local art scene. In a conversation with Noggle's longtime friend and studio assistant Jim Holbrook and Noggle's niece Dale Pease, they mentioned that Tamotzu "lived at the end of Garcia Street" and was often seen around town.
Not on view
Publication and Exhibition History: 12/16/1984-1/27/1985 Exhibit: Face Value: Portraits of New Mexicans