Gertrude Farquharson Boyle Kanno
Gertrude Farquharson Boyle Kanno (January 26, 1878 – August 14, 1937) was an American sculptor.
She attended Cogswell College, Lick School (California School of Mechanical Arts) and Mark Hopkins Institute of Art. She studied under Douglas Tilden and Arthur Mathews. In New York after 1915, she lived with Eitaro Ishigaki until about 1928. She was art editor of the Birth Control Review for about three years. She did portrait busts and medallions in plaster and bronze of many famous persons including: Isadora Duncan, Eitaro Ishigaki, Henry Cowell, Uldrick Thompson, Margaret Miller, Teddy Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, John Muir, Ida Tarbell, Ezra Meeker, John Swett, Joseph LeConte, David Starr Jordan, Joaquin Miller, Edwin Markham, William Keith, Luther Burbank, Albert Einstein, Charles Erskine Scott Wood, John Fremont, Susan Mills, Horace Traubel, Christy Mathewson and Sidney Gulick. She died on at August 14, 1937, at St. John's Hospital.
- "Gertrude B. Kanno, Noted Sculptress. Wife of Japanese Poet Dies in California. Made Busts of Many Leaders". New York Times. August 17, 1937. Retrieved 2011-04-02.
- "Gertrude Boyle's Family Call Her Insane. Married Eight Years Ago to Kanno, She Now Prefers Ishigaki". Boston Globe. March 28, 1915. Retrieved 2011-04-12.
The family of Gertrude F. Boyle, sculptress, was willing to call it unconventionality when eight years ago she married Takeshi Kanno, a Japanese writer. ...
- Gertrude Boyle Kanno materials in the South Asian American Digital Archive (SAADA)
- Onoe Kikugoro VI posing for Gertrude Farquharson Boyle Kanno (Front), Densho Digital Repository
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