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Yasuo Kuniyoshi photographs of artwork, circa 1945-1953

Kuniyoshi, Yasuo, 1889-1953

Photographer, Lithographer, Art teacher, Painter


Collection Information

Size: 1 Linear foot

Summary: The Yasuo Kuniyoshi photographs of artwork measure 1.0 linear feet and date from circa 1945 to 1953. This collection contains 54 glass plate negatives and corresponding copy prints depicting artwork by Yasuo Kuniyoshi. A cross reference number has been provided to match copy prints with glass plate negatives within the collection, as glass plate negatives are housed separately and closed to researchers.

Biographical/Historical Note

Yasuo Kuniyoshi (1889-1953) was a Japanese-American painter, printmaker and photographer based in New York, N.Y.


Glass negatives donated in 1992 by Mrs. Oliver Baker, whose husband was a long-time friend of Kuniyoshi. Copyprints produced by the Smithsonian's Photo Lab, 1993.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Yasuo Kuniyoshi photographs of artwork, circa 1945-1953. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.