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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) was a Japanese American painter, calligrapher, and educator based in New York City, New York and Greenwich, Connecticut.


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.