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Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Contact Information

National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives

Sing Hoo Drawing:

Finding Aid



Summary

Title:Sing Hoo Drawing.
Dates:– 7 October 1932.
Quantity: – 1 drawing.

Biographical Sketch

Sing Hoo, Canadian sculptor, was born in Canton, China in 1911 and immigrated to Canada in 1922. Prior to his graduation from the Ontario College of Art in 1933 he assisted his instructor, Emanuel Hahn (1881-1957), with the Sir Adam Beck Monument in Toronto. From 1934 to 1942 he worked at the Paleontology Department of the Royal Ontario Museum. Sing Hoo continued his studies in London, England, at both the Slade School of Fine Art (1937) and the Royal Academy of Art (1948). He was a member of the Ontario Society of Artists, the Sculptors Society of Canada, the Royal Canadian Academy of Art, and a fellow of the International Arts and Letters Club, Geneva. In both 1984 and 1992, he accepted invitations from the Chinese Government to lecture on Canadian art in China. Sing Hoo died in Toronto in 2000.

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Scope and Contents

Fonds consists of 1 drawing of the Sir Adam Beck Monument in Toronto, signed and dated by Sing Hoo. The drawing is labeled "Sir Adam Beck Monument, Toronto, Emanuel Hahn, Sculptor and Designer associated with Molesworth, West and Secord Architects, file 662, drawing #6, typical side elevation."

Source of supplied title proper: Title based on contents of collection.
Immediate source of acquisition: Donated to the National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives by Sing Hoo, ca. 1999.
Terms governing use and reproduction: Permission to reproduce or publish the Sing Hoo drawing must be obtained from the National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives.

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Index Terms

Names:
Sing Hoo, 1911-2000
Document Types:
Drawings.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Title of item], Sing Hoo Drawing, National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives.

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Contact Information

Cyndie Campbell
Head, Archives, Documentation and Visual Resources
Library and Archives
National Gallery of Canada
380 Sussex Drive
P.O. Box 427, Station A
Ottawa, Ontario
K1N 9N4

T 613-990-0597
F 613-990-9818
 
ccampbel@gallery.ca 

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