- Title：Associate Professor
- Major：Department of General Science of Art
- Expertise：History of Western Art
PhD 2005 Kyoto University
Dissertation: “Iconography of Caritas Romana (Cimon and Pero) in Renaissance and Baroque Paintings” (Supervisor: Prof. dr. Toshiharu NAKAMURA).
2001.9-2003.3 Visiting Researcher at Utrecht University, the Netherlands
MA 1999 Kyoto University
BA 1997 Kyoto University
Areas of Specialization: Netherlandish Art in the 16th and 17th Centuries, Utrecht Caravaggists, Artistic Exchange between the East and the West
|2014-Present||Associate Professor, Kyoto City University of Arts, Kyoto, Japan|
|2013-2014||Assistant Professor, Kyoto City University of Arts, Kyoto, Japan|
|2010-2013||Associate Professor, Onomichi City University, Hiroshima, Japan|
|2006-2010||Senior Lecturer, Onomichi City University, Hiroshima, Japan|
|2005-2006||Researcher, Kyoto University, COE Program for the 21st Century|
|2003-2005||Special Research Fellow of JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science)|
|2016-Present||Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (JSPS)|
|2012-2015||Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research for young researcher (JSPS)|
|2011||Grants-in-Aid for Publication of Research Results (JSPS)|
|2008-2010||Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (JSPS)|
|2003-2005||JSPS Fellowship for Young Researcher|
|2003||Grant, Kajima Foundation for the Arts|
—Karel van Mander’s Lives of Netherlandish and German Painters: Annotated and Translated into Japanese, Chuokouronbijutsu, 2014 (with A. Ozaki, A. Kofuku, A. Hirokawa as Co-authors). (in Japanese)
—Caritas Romana: Iconography of Cimon and Pero, Kyoto University Press, 2012. (in Japanese)
—“On the Group Portrait of Haarlem Pilgrimages to Jerusalem by Jan van Scorel”, in; Individual and Cosmos in Early Netherlandish Art, 1: The Image of Human: Simulacre of Coexistence, Ed. by J. Ninagawa, Arina Shobo, 2011, pp. 163-191, 219-225. (in Japanese)
—“Elegant Gowns of Dutch Gentlemen: The Garment called Japonse Rock”, in: Dutch Seventeenth-Century Art and the “Asia”, Ed. by A. Kofuku, Chuokouronbijutsu, 2018, pp. 247-274. (in Japanese, printing, forthcoming)
—“The Sister Arts of Painting and Calligraphy Early Knowledge of Chinese Characters (Hanzi/ Kanji) in the Netherlands”, in: Dutch Seventeenth-Century Art and the “Asia”, Ed. by A. Kofuku, Chuokouronbijutsu, 2018, pp. 277-301. (in Japanese, printing, forthcoming)
—“Taking of Christ by Caravaggio, Manfredi and Van Baburen: Imitation and Invention in the Making of an Innovative Religious Scene in Early Seventeenth-Century Rome”, Bulletin of Kyoto City University of Arts, vol. 62, 2018, pp. 73-86. (in Japanese)
—“Connection between Rough Brushstrokes and Vulgar Subjects in Seventeenth-Century Netherlandish Paintings”, in: Appreciating the Traces of an Artist’s Hand: Kyoto Studies in Art History, vol. 2, 2017, pp. 55-71. (in English)
—“Giving the Torch — the Relationship between Old Parents and their Children in Paintings and Prints of Early Modern Netherlands”, in: Bijutsu Forum (Art Forum): Special Issue. The Stages of Life in Art, 33 (2016), pp. 70-75.
—“Dutch Painters in Roman Churches in the Early Seventeenth Century: The Entombment of Christ by Dirck van Baburen in the Context of Patronage”, in: Sacred and Profane in Early Modern Art: Proceedings of Kyoto Art History Colloquium, 2015, pp. 105-126. (in English)
—“Aristotelian Peripeteia The Backward Gaze in Depictions of Cimon and Pero in the Early Seventeenth-Century Netherlands”, in: Aspects of Narrative in Art History: Proceedings of the International Workshop for Young Researchers, 2014, pp. 47-60. (in English)
—“‘Memory’ in the Art Literature of 17th-Century Netherlands: On the Function of Memory in the Process of Making Paintings”, in: Studies in Western Art, 17 (2013), pp. 67-90.
—“On the Education in Drawing in Seventeenth-Century Northern Netherlands: Out of the Workshop — Printed Tekenboek and the Nude Dessin”, in: Bulletin of Onomichi City University, 10 (2011), pp.41-55.
—“The Development of the Theory on the Art of Print-Making in the Art Literature of the Seventeenth Century”, in: Bulletin of Onomichi City University, 9 (2010), pp. 31-43.
—“Toonkamer of the Painter’s Guild in Seventeenth-Century Northern Netherlands”, in: Report of Research Results. Ephemeral Showing of Art Works in Early Modern Period, Ed. T. Nakamura, 2009, pp. 175-200.
—“Karel van Mander’s Schilder-boeck as Seen through the Relationships between the Title Painter and the Others Mentioned in His Life”, in: Seiyo Bijutsu Kenkyu (Studies in Western Art), 13 (2007), pp. 138-157. (in Japanese)
— “Painting as Commodity, Painters as Merchants: Aspects of Trade in Paintings in Seventeenth-Century Netherlands”, in: Bulletin of Onomichi University, 6 (2007), pp. 31-41. (in Japanese)
—“The Judgment of Midas by Goltzius and Traditions of the Rhetorician’s Chamber”, in: Humaniora Kiotoensia: On the Centenary of Kyoto Humanities, (ed. T. Nakatsukasa), Kyoto, 2006, pp.271-299. (in English)
—“Caritas and Caritas Romana: On the Motif of Breastfeeding in “The Gathering of the Manna” by Poussin and “Moses Striking the Rock” by Le Brun”, in: Bulletin of Kyoto City University of Arts, 50 (2006), pp. 41-52. (in Japanese)
—“Il Canone Metamorfico — The Life of the Virgin Mary by Hendrick Goltzius”, in: The Third Activity Report of the Project of Kyoto University: Towards a Center of Excellence for the Study of Humanities in the Age of Globalization, 2005, pp. 195-221.
—“Erotic Pin-ups or Exempla of Filial Piety Reception of “Cimon and Pero (Caritas Romana)” in 17th-Century Netherlands”, in: Bigaku (Aesthetics), 221 (2005), pp. 41-54.
—“Cimon and Pero by Caravaggists — On the Intermediary Function of Bartolomeo Manfredi”, in: Studies in Art, Kajima Foundation for the Arts, 21 (2004), pp. 412-421. (in Japanese)
— “The Nature’s First Law: ‘Cimon and Pero’ in the Early Seventeenth-Century Netherlandish Paintings”, in: Tetsugaku Kenkyu (Philosophical Studies: Graduate School of Kyoto University), 578 (2004), pp. 146-174. (in Japanese)
—“Laughing Democritus and Weeping Heraclitus by Ter Brugghen — Representations of Sphaera Mundi, Terrestrial, and Celestial Globes”, in: Bijutsushi: Journal of the Japan Art History Society, 150 (2001), pp. 202-218. (in Japanese)
—“‘Musical Company’ —One of the Types in Music Scenes by the Utrecht Caravaggists”, in: Kenkyu Kiyo (the Bulletin of the Department Art History and Aesthetics, Kyoto University), 21 (2000), pp. 131-162.
Papers Presented in International Conferences
—“Representations of Dutch Vessels in Dutch and Japanese Paintings of the 17th and 18th Centuries”, Netherlandish Art and the World, Utrecht University, 25-27 October 2018. (in English)
—“The Sister Arts of Painting and Calligraphy Early Knowledge of Chinese Characters (Hanzi/ Kanji) in the Netherlands”, International Symposium: Dutch Seventeenth Century Art and “Asia”, at National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, 21 January 2017 (in Japanese, with translation)
—“An Examination of the Connection between Rough Brushstrokes and Vulgar Subjects in Seventeenth-Century Netherlandish Paintings”, Kyoto Art History Colloquium (International): Appreciating the Traces of an Artist’s Hand, at Kyoto University, 25 September 2016 (in English)
—“Dutch Painters in Spanish Rome: Their Network Creation and the Possibility of a New Methodology”, Methodik zwischen Theorie und Praxis. Historische und aktuelle Anstze in der niederlndischen Kunst- und Kulturgeschichte; Internationale Konferenz des Arbeitskreises niederlndische Kunst- und Kulturgeschichte, Bonn University, 4 October 2015 (in English)
—“Dutch Painters in Roman Churches in the Early Seventeenth Century”, Kyoto Art History Colloquium (International): Sacred and Profane in Early Modern Art at Kyoto University, 4 October 2014. (in English)
Professional Affiliations (selected)
Historians of Netherlandish Art
Renaissance Society of America
Japan Art History Society, (Committee Member 2012-2016)
Japanese Society of Aesthetics