INABA, Masamitsu

FacultyGraduate School of Fine Arts Department of Conservation
PositionProfessor
Last Updated :2018/06/25

Researcher Information

Academic Degree

  • Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
  • The University of Tokyo
  • Ph.D. in Agriculture, The University of Tokyo

Academic Societies

  • Japan Society for the Conservation of Cultural Property
  • The International Council of Museums (ICOM)
  • The Institute of Conservation
  • The American Institute for Conservation (AIC
  • Technical Association of Pulp and Paper Industry (TAPPI)

Research Activities

Research Interests

  • Washi (Japanese paper)
  • paper permanence
  • analysis of binding medium
  • museum, library and archives environment
  • permanece of animal glue for Japanese painting

Publications

  • 1994 Articles “Analysis of Binding Media Used in the Wall Paintings of Dunhuang Mongao-ku Grottoes”
    Kobunkazai no Kagaku
    issue 39 pp.19-27
  • 1996 Articles “The Changes of Fatty Acids Composition during the Drying of Painting Oils”
    Bunkazai Hozon-Syufuku Gakkaishi
    issue 40 pp.10月23日
  • 1996 Others “Tarnishing of Silver: A Short Review”
    V&A Conservation Journal
    Volume 18 pp.9月10日
  • 1997 Articles “A Survey of the Parkes Collection of Japanese Paper”
    Bulletin of the Faculty of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts, 32
    issue 32 pp.5-77
  • 1997 Articles “An Analysis of Pigments from Sung and Yuan Dynasty Tomb Wall Paintings of Fujian Provinace in China”
    Bunkazai Hozon-Syufuku Gakkaishi
    issue 41 pp.79-88
  • 2001 Articles “The Effects of Potassium and Cobalt on Discolouration of Smalt in Oil Media (II)”
    Bunkazai Hozon-Syufuku Gakkaishi
    issue 45 pp.61-72
  • 2001 Books “The Library and Archive Environment”
    Japanese Library Association
  • 1999 Others "Risk Preparedness for Cultural Properties :Development of Guidelines for Emergency Response"
    ISBN:480550370X, 9784805503706
    Chuo-KoronBijutsu Shuppan
  • 2002 Books “Materials and Technique of Cultural Property -Paper-”
    in “Introductionof Conservation Science” Kadokawa Shoten
  • 2002 Articles “The Effect of Cooking Agents on the Permanence of Washi(Japanese Paper)Part II”
    Restaurator
    Volume 23 pp.113-144
  • 2002 Articles “Insertion-Accelerated Ageing Test of Paper for Conservation ―Increase in Discolouration of Acid and Alkaline Paper Interface―”
    Works of Art on Paper, Books, Documents and Photographs:Techniques and Conservation
    pp.104-107
  • 2003 Books "Coservation Information Network","Paper"in"Ensyclopedia of Conservation Science"
    Asakura Syoten
  • 2003 Books "Temperature, Humidity, Light","Envelope Materials"in"Science for Archives"
    Kashiwa Syobo
  • 2003 Articles "Traditional Chinese Papers, Their Properties and Their Permanence"
    Restaurator
    Volume 24 pp.135-144
  • 2004 Articles "Gamma Irradiation of Washi Part 2: Changes in degree of polymerization and crystallinity of ellulose"
    Restaurator
    Volume 25 pp.40-46
  • 2005 Articles "Insertion-accelerated ageing test of paper: Effects of pressure and relative humidity on discolouration"
    Bunkazai Hozon-Syufuku Gakkaishi
    issue 49 pp.100-107
  • 2007 Articles
    issue 3
  • 2007 Articles "Evaluation of Aqueous Washing Method of Paper by Measurement of Organic Acid Extraction"
    Restaurator
    Volume 28 pp.169-184
  • 2008 Articles
    issue 4 pp.93-118
  • 2009 Articles "Survey of Siebold's Washi Collection in the National Museum of Ethnology, Leiden"
    Bulletin of the Faculty of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts, 32
    issue 46 pp.33-122
  • 1977 Articles "Studies on Production of HighYield Pulp (Part III) Introduction of Hydrophillic Groups into Lignin"
    Japan TAPPI Journal
    Volume 31 pp.655-663
  • 1979 Articles "Kraft Cooking of Gamma Irradiated Wood (Part I) -Effect of Alcohol Additives on Pre-irradiation-"
    Japan TAPPI Journal
    Volume 33 pp.782-786
  • 1981 Articles "Kraft Cooking of Gamma Irradiated Wood (Part2) Behaviors of Lignin and Carbohydrates"
    Japan TAPPI Journal
    Volume 35 pp.368-374
  • 1981 Articles "Improvement of High Yield Pulp by Gamma Irradiation"
    Resurch Bulletin of the Faculty of Agriculture, Gifu University
    issue 45 pp.105-112
  • 1982 Articles "Maeule Color Reaction of Various Wood Species"
    Resurch Bulletin of the Faculty of Agriculture, Gifu University
    issue 46 pp.147-156
  • 1983 Articles "Properties of Residual Lignin in Kraft Pulp. I"
    Resurch Bulletin of the Faculty of Agriculture, Gifu University
    issue 48 pp.87-94
  • 1984 Articles "The Chemical Composition of Mangroves I."
    Resurch Bulletin of the Faculty of Agriculture, Gifu University
    issue 49 pp.119-125
  • 1984 Articles "Improvement of Thermomechanical Pulp by Sulfonation. -Effect of introduction of acidic group and yield loss- "
    Resurch Bulletin of the Faculty of Agriculture, Gifu University
    issue 49 pp.127-132
  • 1984 Articles "Imtrovement of Thermomechanical Pulp by Calboxymethylation. -Selective introduction of acidic group and its effect on the improvement-"
    Resurch Bulletin of the Faculty of Agriculture, Gifu University
    issue 49 pp.133-140
  • 1986 Articles "Effect of Dosa on the Deterioration of Washi (Japanese Paper)
    Kobunkazai no Kagaku
    issue 31 pp.32-40
  • 1987 Articles "Changes of Tensile Energy Absorption (TEA) and Carbohydrate Composition of Washi (Japanese Paper) by Ageing Treatment
    Kobunkazai no Kagaku
    issue 32 pp.58-63
  • 1989 Articles "Changes of Degree of Polymerization and Crystallinity of Washi (Japanese Paper) by Ageing Treatment"
    Kobunkazai no Kagaku
    issue 34 pp.20-24
  • 1990 Articles "Micro X-ray Diffractometer(PSPC/MDG) System for the Study of Works of Art"
    The International Council of Museums Committee for Conservation 9th Triennial Meeting
    pp.35-37
  • 1991 Articles "Gamma Irradiation of Washi (Japanese Paper) (I)
    Kobunkazai no Kagaku
    issue 36 pp.1月7日
  • 1993 Articles "Discoloration of Lead Containing Pigments in Paintings"
    Kobunkazai no Kagaku
    issue 38 pp.10月19日
  • 1993 Articles "Non-Destructive X-ray Diffraction with 30-micron Spatial Resolution: Some Example"
    Materials Issues in Art and Archaeology
    issue 3 pp.255-264
  • 1994 Articles "Application of Organic Alkaline Reagents for Identification of Drying Oil"
    Kobunkazai no Kagaku
    issue 39 pp.75-80
  • 1998 Articles "The Prevention of Malachite Staining by Application of Alkaline Solution"
    Bunkazai Hozon-Syufuku Gakkaishi
    issue 42 pp.35-40
  • 1998 Articles "Examination of Paper Used as Hansatsu Paper Money of the 18/19th Century
    issue 37 pp.84-98
  • 1999 Articles "Colour and Strength Change in Dyed Kozo Paper by Wet-thermal Ageing"
    Bunkazai Hozon-Syufuku Gakkaishi
    issue 43 pp.31-46
  • 1999 Articles "The Effects of Potassium and Cobalt on Discoloration of Smalt in Oil Media: Part I"
    Bunkazai Hozon-Syufuku Gakkaishi
    issue 43 pp.59-69
  • 1999 Articles "The Effects of Storage Boxes on Humidity Change"
    issue 30 pp.416-450
  • 1999 Articles "The Effect of Cooking Agents on Japanese Paper"
    Restaurator
    issue 20 pp.119-125
  • 1999 Articles
    issue 13 pp.93-101
  • 2000 Articles "The Effect of Drying Oils and Diluents in the Drying Rate of Oil Paint Ground with Calcium Carbonate"
    Bunkazai Hozon-Syufuku Gakkaishi
    issue 44 pp.15-28
  • 2000 Articles
    issue 14 pp.85-93
  • 2001 Articles "Colour and Strength Change in Dyed Kozo Paper by Ultraviolet Induced Ageing"
    Bunkazai Hozon-Syufuku Gakkaishi
    issue 45 pp.87-98
  • 2001 Articles "A Studyof Oil Painting in Tokyo Bijutsu Gakko: Part V"
    Bulletin of the Faculty of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts, 32
    issue 36 pp.1-57
  • 2002 Articles "A Study of Oil Painting in Tokyo Bijutsu Gakko: Part VI"
    Bulletin of the Faculty of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts, 32
    issue 37 pp.1-82
  • 2002 Articles "Performance of Traditional Chinese Paper -Changes in Physical Property by Accelated Ageing-"
    Bunkazai Hozon-Syufuku Gakkaishi
    issue 46 pp.14-25
  • 2003 Articles "Mold Prevention Method for Paper during PolychromePrintmaking"
    Bunkazai Hozon-Syufuku Gakkaishi
    issue 47 pp.50-64
  • 2004 Articles "The Effects of Potassium and Cobalt on Discoloration of Smalt in Oil Media: Part III -Using Self-made Smalt with Various Compositions of Cobalt and Potassium-"
    Materiaru Raifu Gakkaishi
    Volume 16 issue 1 pp.22-27
  • 2004 Articles "An Investigation of the Way of Making Paper for Painting and Calligraphy in China"
    Bulletin of the Faculty of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts, 32
    issue 41 pp.19-43
  • 2004 Articles "Pigment Analysis of Polychrome Wooden Statue "Gigeiten" Owned by the University Art Museum, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music"
    Bulletin of the Faculty of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts, 32
    issue 42 pp.5月29日
  • 2012 Books
    pp.110-121
  • 2007 Articles "Insertion-accelerated Ageing Test of Paper (III): Effect of Migration of Aluminum Sulfate Components on Discolouration"
    Bunkazai Hozon-Syufuku Gakkaishi
    issue 52 pp.53-60
  • 1988 Others
    issue 19 pp.5
  • 2010 Articles
    issue 6 pp.153-170
  • 2010 Articles "Insertion-accelerated Ageing Test of Paper (IV): Effect of Aluminum Sulfate Components on Paper Deterioration"
    Bunkazai Hozon-Syufuku Gakkaishi
    issue 55 pp.25-37
  • 2010 Articles "Effects of Chelating Agents to Control Degradation of Japanese Due to Cu Ion"
    Bunkazai Hozon-Syufuku Gakkaishi
    issue 55 pp.67-75
  • 2010 Articles "Development of Gasenshi (Callographic Paper) and Technological Innovation in Labour-saving Machines for Washi Making"
    Bulletin of the Faculty of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts, 32
    issue 48 pp.5-38
  • 2011 Articles "The Measurement of the Degree of Polymerization of Washi (Japanese Paper) by Viscosity Method"
    issue 7 pp.41-46
  • 2011 Articles
    issue 7 pp.210-234
  • 1997 Translations
    pp.98-116
  • 1985 Books
    pp.181-190
  • 1988 Translations
  • 1989 Books
    pp.116-121
  • 1995 Books
    pp.80-83
  • 1995 Books
    pp.226-228, 197-201
  • 1997 Books
  • 2006 Books
  • 2010 Books
    pp.130-132, 160-172
  • 2010 Books
    pp.373-376
  • 1991 Others
    pp.57-58
  • 1991 Others
    Materials Issues in Art and Archaeology II
    pp.799-804
  • 1988 Others
    The Conservation of Far Eastern Art
    pp.1月5日
  • 1989 Others
    Volume 28 issue 8 pp.656-661
  • 1992 Others
    Volume 56 pp.4月8日
  • 1994 Others
    Volume 276 pp.50-55
  • 1994 Reports
    pp.58-68
  • 1994 Others
    Volume 8 pp.76-77
  • 1996 Others
    pp.58-59
  • 1996 Others
  • 1999 Others
    Volume 7 pp.108-109
  • 1999 Others
    Volume 98 pp.12月18日
  • 2000 Reports
  • 2002 Reports
    pp.38-44
  • 2003 Others
    pp.66-68
  • 2004 Others
    Volume 487 pp.18-21
  • 2004 Others
    Volume 60 issue 9 pp.443-444
  • 2004 Others
    pp.62-65
  • 2005 Others
    issue 120 pp.95-90
  • 2005 Others
  • 2006 Others
    issue 14 pp.86-91
  • 2006 Others
    issue 14 pp.92-106
  • 2007 Others
    issue 15 pp.26-41
  • 2008 Others
    Materiaru Raifu Gakkaishi
    Volume 23 issue 2 pp.55-61
  • 2008 Reports
    pp.21-24
  • 2009 Others
    issue 17 pp.24-27
  • 2010 Others
    Bunkazai Hozon-Syufuku Gakkaishi
    issue 55 pp.76-88
  • 2011 Reports
    pp.J115-131
  • 2011 Others
    Materiaru Raifu Gakkaishi
    Volume 23 issue 2 pp.55-61
  • 1989 Others
    issue 81 pp.30-33
  • 1990 Others
    issue 362 pp.4月5日
  • 1990 Others
    issue 19 pp.30-33
  • 1992 Others
    issue 10 pp.6月7日
  • 1993 Others
    issue 36/37 pp.15-16
  • 1995 Reports
    pp.62-70
  • 1996 Others
    issue 44 pp.6
  • 1997 Others
    pp.147-154
  • 1997 Others
    pp.74-75
  • 1998 Others
    Materiaru Raifu Gakkaishi
    Volume 10 issue 5 pp.226-233
  • 1998 Others
    pp.37-54
  • 1999 Reports
    pp.57-99
  • 2000 Reports
  • 2000 Others
    pp.43-49
  • 2002 Others
    pp.47-60
  • 2004 Others
    issue 45 pp.4月5日
  • 2005 Others
    Japan TAPPI Journal
    Volume 59 issue 2 pp.92-93
  • 2006 Reports
  • 2006 Others
    pp.149-150
  • 2008 Others
    pp.25-45
  • 2008 Others
    pp.215-226
  • 2011 Others
  • 2011 Others
    issue 140 pp.10月11日
  • 2013.3 Articles Evaluation of Washing Seawater-Damaged Paper and Its Effect on Durability of Washed Paper
    Volume 56 pp.73-80
  • 2013 Articles Moist Heat Accelerated Aging Test of Naturally Aged Paper by Suspension Method
    INABA Masamitsu Restaurator
    Volume 34 issue 2 pp.81-100
  • 2013 Articles
    Volume 9 pp.196-216
  • 2013 Articles Damage Due to Ageing of Paper Brushed with Iron Ferrocyanide Pigment (Prussian Blue)
    Restaurator
    Volume 34 issue 3 pp.213-226
  • 2014 Articles
    Volume 57 pp.21-30
  • 2014 Articles
    Volume 57 pp.12-20
  • 2014 Articles
    Volume 57 pp.1-5
  • 2014 Articles
    Volume 68 issue 2 pp.191-204
  • 2014 Articles
    Volume 53 pp.225-231
  • 2015 Articles
    Volume 58 pp.9-16
  • 2012 Books
    pp.110-121
  • 2013 Books
    pp.32-37
  • 2014 Books
  • 2015 Books
  • 2012 Others
    Volume 20 pp.15-21
  • 2011 Reports
  • 2012 Others
    Volume 5 pp.13-21
  • 2013 Others
    Volume 458 pp.6-7
  • 2013
    Volume 2013 issue 秋 pp.10-11
  • 2013
    Volume 21 pp.59-60
  • 2014
    Volume 148 pp.59-60
  • 2014
    Volume 22 pp.111-112
  • 2015 Others
    Volume 34 issue 1 pp.58
  • 2015.1 Others
    赤旗
  • 2015 Others
  • 2015
    図書館だより
    Volume 28 pp.5
  • 2015
    Volume 78 pp.10-11
  • 2015 Others
    Volume 79 pp.10-11
  • 2015 Others
    Volume 44 pp.20-23
  • 2016 Others
    Volume 80 pp.12

Awards

  • 2005 Best Paper award of Materials Life Society, Japan (with J. Akiyama)
  • 2008 Achievement award of The Japan Society for the Conservation of Cultural Property
  • 2014

Educational Activities

Courses

  • 2012 Analytical science
  • 2012 General Survey and Practice of Conservation
  • 2012 Colloquium of Conservation Science
  • 2012 Instrumental Analysis
  • 2012 Experiments in Instrumental Analysis


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