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Yasuo Kuniyoshi papers, 1906-2016, bulk 1920-1990

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Series 5: Gallery and Professional Records , circa 1924-2009
2.1 Linear feet
Boxes 3-5, OV 19

Found here are files on various aspects of Kuniyoshi's career and the sales of his work at galleries. These records include correspondence, printed material and other notes. Also found are files on projects and commissions, transcripts of the radio broadcast "Japan Against Japan," appraisals of artwork, authentications of artwork, card file inventories of Kuniyoshi's work owned by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, art inventories of his work at various galleries as well as private collections, and records of his participation in the Woodstock Art Conference.
Many of the files found here were created by Sara Mazo Kuniyoshi during the management of the sale of artwork after Kuniyoshi's death. Included are gallery records, especialy documenting Kuniyoshi's dealings with the Downtown Gallery and Zabriskie Galleries; files regarding art dealers and collectors in both the United States and Japan; and other records of gifts, publication, sales, and special projects.
This series is arranged in alphabetical order.
The bulk of this series has been digitized. Materials which have not been digitized include blank pages, blank versos of photographs, and duplicates. In some cases, publications have had their covers, title pages, and relevant pages digitized.
Description Container Select
Appraisal of Yasuo Kuniyoshi Painting "Bananas and Plums", 1991
3
16
Authentication of Artwork, 1973-1985
3
17
Authentication of Artwork, 1986-1988
3
18
Authentication of Artwork, 1989
3
19
Authentication of Artwork, 1990
3
20
Authentication of Artwork, 1991-1993
3
21
Authentication of Artwork, 1994-1995
3
22
Authentication of Artwork, 1996-1998
3
23
Authentication of Artwork, 1999-2007
3
24
Benesse Collection, 1991-2002
3
25
Card File Inventory of Etchings, 1959
3
26
Carnegie Institute, 1931-1951
3
27
Conner-Rosencranz, 1991-2004
3
28
Crane Kallman Gallery, 2000
3
29
Downtown Gallery, Artwork Labels, 1960s
3
30
Downtown Gallery, Consignments and Sales, 1938-1940
3
31
Downtown Gallery, Consignments and Sales, 1941-1943
3
32
Downtown Gallery, Consignments and Sales, 1944-1946
3
33
Downtown Gallery, Consignments and Sales, 1946-1948
3
34
Downtown Gallery, Consignments and Sales, 1948-1950
3
35
Downtown Gallery, Consignments and Sales, 1950-1952
3
36
Downtown Gallery, Consignments and Sales, 1953-1954
3
37
Downtown Gallery, Consignments and Sales, 1955
3
38
Downtown Gallery, Consignments and Sales, 1956-1957
3
39
Downtown Gallery, Consignments and Sales, 1958-1969
3
40
Downtown Gallery, Estate Records, 1953-1973, 1986
3
41
Downtown Gallery, Gallery Closure and Auction, 1970-1973
3
42
Downtown Gallery, Inventory Lists, 1937-1949, 1951, 1969
3
43
Downtown Gallery, Miscellaneous, 1939, 1943-1955
4
1
Downtown Gallery, Notebook of Sales, 1953-1979
4
2
Franklin Riehlman (Allison Galleries), 1986-1989
4
3
Franklin Riehlman (Allison Galleries), 1990
4
4
Franklin Riehlman (Allison Galleries), 1991-1999
4
5
Franklin Riehlman (Allison Galleries), 2000-2004
4
6
Fukutake Publishing, 1982-1987
4
7
Fukutake Publishing, 1987-1989
4
8
Fukutake Publishing, 1990
4
9
Fukutake Publishing, 1991-1992
4
10
Fukutake Publishing, 1993-1994
4
11
Gallery Nii, Osaka, Inventory Records, circa 2000
4
12
Gifts to Archives of American Art, circa 1989-1995
4
13
Gift to Japanese American National Museum, 1996-1997
4
14
Gifts to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1982-1991
4
15
Gifts to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1992-1996
4
16
Gifts to Museum of Modern Art, 1953-1995
4
17
Gifts to New York Artists Equity Association, 1999
4
18
Gifts to Whitney Museum of American Art, 1958, 1985-1986
4
19
Gifts to Woodstock Artists Association, 1974-1999
4
20
Gifts to Yasuo Kuniyoshi Museum, 1993-2003
4
21
Gifts to Various Institutions, 1954-2002
4
22
Howard Greenberg Gallery, Report on Funds and Sales, 2001
4
23
Jules Pascin Painting Valuation, 1958-1992
4
24
Jules Pascin Painting Valuation, 1993-1996
4
25
Lists of Artwork, 1949-1973
4
26
Lists of Collectors and Museum Directors, circa 1950s-1990s
4
27
Lists of Yasuo Kuniyoshi Studio Contents, circa 1953
4
28
Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1948-1952
4
29
Museum of Modern Art Card File Inventory of Lithographs, circa 1950-circa 1980
4
30
Museum of Modern Art Card File Inventory of Lithographs, circa 1950-circa 1980
4
31
Museum of Modern Art Card File Inventory of Lithographs, circa 1950-circa 1980
4
32
Natenshi Gallery, 1973-1988
4
33
Office of War Information Poster Project, 1942-1944
4
34
Office of War Information Poster Project, 1942-1945, 1996
4
35
Painting of Train Owned by Kuniyoshi, circa 1924, 1983-1993
4
36
Paul Galleries, Inc. (Paul Watabe), 1973-1979
4
37
Paul Galleries Related News Clippings, 1973
OV 19
1
Radio Broadcast, "Japan Against Japan", 1942
4
38
Reproduction Requests, 1969, 1988-1998
4
39
Requests from Japanese Publications, 1972-1977
5
1
Requests from Japanese Publications, 1978-1995
5
2
Requests from Japanese Television Productions, 1975-1985
5
3
Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, Inc., circa 1981-1995
5
4
Sales of Photographs, circa 1982-1984
5
5
Sales of Photographs, 1985-2000
5
6
Slide Lists and Requests, circa 1950-1970s
5
7
Toho Art Corporation, 1979-1989
5
8
Treasury Department War Bond Campaign, 1942-1945
5
9
United Nations In America Dinner, 1943
5
10
VAGA Rights Administration, 1991-1992
5
11
VAGA Rights Administration, 1993-2003
5
12
William Pinckard Fine Prints, 1976-1977
5
13
Woodstock Art Conference, 1947-1953
5
14
Yasuo Kuniyoshi Fund, Inc., 1953-2001
5
15
Zabriskie Gallery, 1977-1980
5
16
Zabriskie Gallery, 1981-1986
5
17
Zabriskie Gallery, 1987-1988
5
18
Zabriskie Gallery, 1989-1991
5
19
Zabriskie Gallery, 1992-2000
5
20
Zabriskie Gallery, 2001
5
21
Zabriskie Gallery, 2002-2009
5
22
Zauho Press, 1974-1981
5
23

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