Yukio Yashiro

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Yukio Yashiro
Yukio Yashiro Shinchosha 1963-1.jpg
Yukio Yashiro in 1963
Born(1890-11-05)November 5, 1890
DiedMay 25, 1975(1975-05-25) (aged 84)
Other names矢代 幸雄
Occupationart historian
Relativesson:Akio Yashiro

Yukio Yashiro (矢代 幸雄, Yashiro Yukio, 5, November 1890–25, May 1975) was a Japanese academic, art historian, Botticelli scholar and Director of the Institute for Art Research in Tokyo.

Biography[edit]

In 1960, he became the founding director of the Museum of Japanese Art (Yamato Bunkakan) in Nara, Nara.[1] This museum of Asian art was established to preserve and display the private collection of the Kintetsu Corporation (Kinki Nippon Railway Co., Ltd.).[2]

Honors[edit]

Selected works[edit]

In a statistical overview derived from writings by and about Yukio Yashiro, OCLC/WorldCat encompasses roughly 100+ works in 100+ publications in 7 languages and in 1,000+ library holdings.[4]

The most widely held works by Yashiro include:

  • 2000 years of Japanese Art; 5 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 680 libraries worldwide[4]
  • Sandro Botticelli and the Florentine Renaissance; 4 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 197 libraries worldwide[4]
  • Art treasures of Japan; 1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide[4]
  • Sandro Botticelli; 2 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide[4]
  • 日本美術の特質 by 矢代幸雄; 8 editions published between 1943 and 1965 in Japanese and held by 41 libraries worldwide[4]
  • The Avery Brundage Collection of Asian Art: M. H. de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco; 1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide[4]
  • Japanische Kunst; 4 editions published in 1958 in German and held by 22 libraries worldwide[4]
  • 水墨画 by 矢代幸雄; 5 editions published between 1969 and 1977 in Japanese and held by 20 libraries worldwide[4]
  • 東洋美術論考; 3 editions published in 1942 in Japanese and held by 20 libraries worldwide[4]
  • 世界に於ける日本美術の位置; 5 editions published between 1935 and 1988 in Japanese and held by 19 libraries worldwide[4]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ vaLibri: Sandro Bottecelli by Yuko Yashiro
  2. ^ Danilov, Victor J. (1992). A Planning Guide for Corporate Museums, Galleries, and Visitor Centers, p. 161.
  3. ^ Freer Gallery of Art. (1965). Third presentation of the Charles Lang Freer medal, September 15, 1965.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k WorldCat Identities: Yashiro, Yukio (1890-1975)

References[edit]

  • Danilov, Victor J. (1992). A Planning Guide for Corporate Museums, Galleries, and Visitor Centers. New York: Greenwood Press. ISBN 978-0-313-27657-6; OCLC 24212293
  • Freer Gallery of Art. (1965). Third presentation of the Charles Lang Freer medal, September 15, 1965. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution.
  • Martin, John H, and Phyllis G Martin. (1993). Nara: a Cultural Guide to Japan's Ancient Capital. Tokyo: Charles E. Tuttle. ISBN 978-0-804-81914-5; OCLC 30370751

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