Asian Art
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Artist: Yagi Kazuo, Japanese, 1918–1979

Bearded Face

ca. 1960s

Stoneware

10 1/2 × 3 1/2 in. (26.67 × 8.89 cm)
Gift of Etsumi Imamura, M.F.A. 1981, and Hajime Imamura
2014.96.1
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Showa era (1926–89)
Classification: 
Sculpture
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

This work was gift in the 1960s by the artist Yagi Kazuo to his friend, Mr. Imamura Teruhisa, who was also an artist. It then entered into the collection of Etsumi Imamura, daughter of Teruhisa, a Yale graduate, and now working in New York as an architect and interior designer on Nov 14, 2004 by inheritance.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2015,” http://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2015_updated%2012_16_15.pdf (accessed December 1, 2015).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.