Yoshiaki Shimizu, distinguished scholar who ‘transformed the study of Japanese art’ and Princeton graduate alumnus, dies at 84

Jamie Saxon, Office of Communications

Yoshiaki Shimizu, the Marquand Professor of Art and Archaeology, Emeritus, and a renowned scholar of Japanese art history, curator and Princeton graduate alumnus, died on Jan. 20, 2021, of lung cancer at home in Portland, Oregon. He was 84.