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Nanae Momiyama papers, 1928-circa 2000, bulk 1948-2000

Momiyama, Nanae, 1924-2002

Painter, Teacher

Collection Information

Size: 3 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of New York painter, calligrapher, and educator, Nanae Momiyama measure 3.0 linear feet and date from 1928-circa 2000, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1948-1990s. The collection traces Momiyama's career as a first wave post-World War II Japanese-American artist through biographical material, correspondence, writings and notes, business records, printed material, scrapbooks, sketches and sketchbooks, and photographs.

Biographical/Historical Note

Nanae Momiyama (1924-2002) worked in New York and Greenwich, Connecticut as a painter, calligrapher, and educator.


The collection was donated by Haniwa Gottlieb, Nanae Momiyama's daughter, in 2009.

Language Note

Collection is in English. A large portion of the materials are in Japanese.