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Japanese Biographical Dictionaries
Lilly Ref: N7358 .B5 M512x;
Library has 1998-2011
An annual biographical listing of Japanese artists classified by type of craft.
Kindai Nihon bijutsu jiten 近代日本美術辞典
Lilly Ref: N7355 .K57, 1989
A biographical dictionary of modern Japanese artists from early Meiji to those born before 1930. 1,252 artists in paintings and sculpture are listed in gojuon order.
Ningen kokuhō jiten 人間国宝辞典
EA Ref: NK1071 .N498, 1998
Earlier edition also available through LSC: NK1071 .N498, 1996
Organized by craft.
English Biographical Dictionaries
Biographical Dictionary of Japanese Art
Call Number: Lilly Reference: N7358 .B55 1981
Organized by type of art. Provides half page biographies of Japanese artists from all time periods, with names in Kanji and roman letters. Includes painting, calligraphy, sculpture, gardens, swords, tea ceremony and textiles.