Introduction & Tables of Contents

Hawaiian Drummers.  Jean Charlot.  May 5, 1950.  Fresco, 6′ wide × 4′ high.  Honolulu, Hawaiʻi.  Photographs: Hal Lum, full image and details.


Early Contacts of Hawaiʻi with Outer World.  Jean Charlot.  August 9–November 26, 1966.  Fresco, total area 98′ wide × 9′ high in two sections.  First National Bank (now First Hawaiian Bank), Waikīkī Branch, Honolulu, Hawaiʻi.  Photograph: Hal Lum.

Books and Booklets

Massacre in the Main Temple.  Jean Charlot.  October 2, 1922–January 31, 1923.  Fresco, 26′ wide × 14′ high.  Stairway, west court, Escuela Nacional Preparatoria (now Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso), Mexico, D.F.  Photograph: Bob Schalkwijk.


Two Color Studies for Parish Mural Project, Processional: The Sunny Side, The Shadow Side.  Jean Charlot.  1920.  Gouache on paper, pasted onto board; the board for each study is divided into three sections that fold onto each other.  Whole board 85 12″ wide × 10 14″ high, painting 84 14″ wide × 10 14″ high.  Jean Charlot Collection, Honolulu, Hawaiʻi.  Photographs: Marcia Rickard.

Books and Writings on Jean Charlot

Life of St. Bridget.  Jean Charlot.  April 2–May 13, 1939.  Oil on canvas, two panels each 16 12′ wide × 6 34′ high.  Apsidal side walls, St. Brigid Church, Peapack, New Jersey.  Finished in situ August 29–September 1, 1939.  Photographs: Church of St. Brigid.


Design: Th om Pe te rs  I I, John Charlot, Jolene Sasaki.

Tech Support: Th om Pe te rs  I I, Blaine Fergerstrom.