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Yasuo Kimura Meister (paper hanger)

Last update date March 1, 2019

Yasuo Kimura(come irregularity breathe)
Paper hanger

The 1998 choice (the third)
Nishi Ward residence

  • It was born in 1935 and is from Yokohama-shi
  • Kimura paper hanger shop chairperson
  • The first grade mounting certified technician, vocational training instructor, manufacturing Meister (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare)
  • We successively hold Kanagawa mounting paper hanger interior cooperative vice-director, skill official approval committee member
  • "Wide beach people illustrated book" (J:COM) appearance picture (the outside site)

Mounting to draw charm of painting and calligraphic work to the maximum

Sliding paper-door or shoji tension were the center in old days, but there is much work of restoration of hanging scroll mainly recently, if "mounting is good, value of work rises.

Think about how can draw charm of painting and calligraphic work which is the leading role to the maximum, and do work, "is what kind of use, or, to hear preference and budget of design, finish sense well. Saying go for art museum or exhibition, and polish sense; Kimura.

We enjoy, work "is finished" only for work to need both trouble and perseverance, and work of mounting seems to work.

"We want to deal with restoration of Old painting and calligraphic work from now on. We talk about the passion throughout the life saying it is study.

We are concerned with establishment of Kanagawa mounting paper hanger interior cooperative youth group and we act as part-time teacher (25 years continuous service) of Kanagawa Prefectural Tsurumi high occupation technology school for many years and lay emphasis on developing instruction upbringing.

The skill of Meister

We learn traditional technique of mounting exactly and are familiar and have particularly superior skill in the special work called restoration of hanging scroll and Old painting and calligraphic work as general sliding paper-door, screen, not only shoji tension but also mounting artisan.


The Yokohama breeding born in Yokohama.

As the Kimura paper hanger shop third generation founded in 1908, we advance to way of paper hanger after the graduation from high school.

We work as employee from 27 years old after study for 10 years as probation.

We are engaged in restoration of kaesameisanyogyokuinnyoraijitakarakamihonchakushokubutsu**zu (chotanikawatogensaku) of Nishioi, Tokyo and deal with Sankei-en Garden and art museum, majority including holding of museum.

Main receiving a prize career

  • Winning 1975 eighth art mounting exhibition list exhibition award (association of Kanagawa mounting paper hanger association society)
  • Person of 1987 Kanagawa excellence skill commendation receiving a prize (Governor of Kanagawa)
  • 1987 commendation receiving a prize (association of mounting paper hanger interior associations society's chairperson of the whole country)
  • 1998 Yokohama-shi skilled person of merit commendation receiving a prize (The Mayor of Yokohama)

We can come across the skill of Meister here!

Kimura paper hanger shop
4-152, Tobecho, Nishi-ku, Yokohama-shi
Telephone: 045-231-5586
FAX: 045-241-3751

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