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On view now by appointment...
1923 Before and After

1923 Before & After: Japanese Prints and the Great Kanto Earthquake

New York Asia Week, September 17–24, 2021, by appointment
Scholten Japanese Art is pleased to announce our upcoming two-part exhibition, 1923 Before & After: Japanese Prints and the Great Kanto Earthquake, an exploration of the revitalization of woodblock printmaking in the early 20th century and how it evolved and changed after the devastation of the 1923 earthquake.

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Online exhibition:
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Part 1 index (Before) →
Part 2 index (After) →


A selection of recent additions...
Presented here are highlights from our inventory. For more, visit recent additions , where you can also browse for works by artist, or search by title, series or keyword.
artist Paul Binnie
Paul Binnie, Scottish, b. 1967
Snow, Moon and Flowers in Downtown Tokyo: Complete Set of Three 90/100

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artist Uehara Konen
Uehara Konen, 1878-1940
Remaining Light
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artist Tomioka Eisen
Tomioka Eisen, 1866-1908
Early Summer Rain
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artist Kawase Hasui
Kawase Hasui, 1883-1957
Souvenirs of Travel, Third Series: Snow at Miyajima
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artist Kondo Shiun
Kondo Shiun, dates unknown
Comparison of New Ukiyo-e Beauties: June, Irises
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artist Nakazawa Hiromitsu
Nakazawa Hiromitsu, 1874-1964
Maiko on Veranda from Maisugata (Dancing Figure)

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artist Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, 1839-1892
Thirty-Two Aspects of Customs and Manners: no. 21, Eager, The Appearance of a Courtesan of the Kaei Period [1848-1854]
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artist Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, 1839-1892
Thirty-Two Aspects of Customs and Manners: no. 12, Heavy, The Appearance of a Fukagawa Waitress in the Tempo Era [1830-1844]
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artist Takahashi Shotei (Hiroaki)
Takahashi Shotei (Hiroaki), 1871-1945
Kiyomizu Temple at Ueno
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artist Takahashi Shotei (Hiroaki)
Takahashi Shotei (Hiroaki), 1871-1945
Famous Places in Nikko, Snow, Moon & Fowers: Yomei Gate
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artist Yamamura Koka (Toyonari)
Yamamura Koka (Toyonari), 1885-1942
Flowers of the Theatrical World: Actor Morita Kan'ya XIII as Jean Valjean in Les Miserables
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artist Katsushika Hokusai
Katsushika Hokusai, 1760-1849
Wondrous Views of Famous Bridges in All the Provinces: Fukui Bridge in Echizen Province
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artist Hasegawa Sadanobu III
Hasegawa Sadanobu III, 1881-1963
The Three Brave Bombers
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artist Kasamatsu Shiro
Kasamatsu Shiro, 1898-1991
Moonrise at Nezu Gongen Shrine
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artist Kasamatsu Shiro
Kasamatsu Shiro, 1898-1991
Gokokuji Temple Bellfry, Clear Weather After Snowfall
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artist Utagawa Kokunimasa
Utagawa Kokunimasa, 1874-1944
Great Victory of the Imperial Navy in the Russo-Japanese Naval Battle at Port Arthur - Hurrah!
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artist Kobayashi Kiyochika
Kobayashi Kiyochika, 1847-1915
Illustration of the Landing and Advance to Weihaiwei
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artist Toyohara Kunichika
Toyohara Kunichika, 1835-1900
Fireworks in an Evening Cool at Ryogoku
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artist Paul Binnie
Paul Binnie, Scottish, b. 1967
Pictorial Allusions, Reused Blocks: Kabukicho
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Welcome to Scholten...

Scholten is a private gallery specializing in Japanese woodblock prints and paintings. We offer ukiyo-e from the 18th to 20th centuries, including shin hanga, sosaku hanga, and Japanese-style woodblock prints produced by Western artists. Located in a spacious suite in the old Meurice Hotel, just steps from Central Park South, we enjoy meeting with visitors one on one in order to best learn about your interests and share the collection with you.

Scholten Japanese Art is open Monday - Friday, and some Saturdays, by appointment only.

Contact Katherine Martin at
(212) 585-0474 or email kem@scholten-japanese-art.com
to schedule a visit between 11am and 4pm preferably for no more than two individuals at a time.

Visitors are asked to wear face masks and practice social distancing at their discretion.

Follow us on Instagram here for a variety of works from our inventory; and here, for our account showcasing art acquired at our gallery and displayed by collectors in their homes.


Welcome to Scholten...

Scholten is a private gallery specializing in Japanese woodblock prints and paintings. We offer ukiyo-e from the 18th to 20th centuries, including shin hanga, sosaku hanga, and Japanese-style woodblock prints produced by Western artists. Located in a spacious suite in the old Meurice Hotel, just steps from Central Park South, we enjoy meeting with visitors one on one in order to best learn about your interests and share the collection with you.

Scholten Japanese Art is open Monday - Friday, and some Saturdays, by appointment only.

Contact Katherine Martin at
(212) 585-0474 or email kem@scholten-japanese-art.com
to schedule a visit between 11am and 4pm preferably for no more than two individuals at a time.

Visitors are asked to wear face masks and practice social distancing at their discretion.

Follow us on Instagram here for a variety of works from our inventory; and here, for our account showcasing art acquired at our gallery and displayed by collectors in their homes.

Recent Exhibitions...
Composing Beauty

Composing Beauty

An exhibition exploring the ways in which bijin (lit. 'beautiful person') are presented in ukiyo-e, focusing on the relationship with other 'composed' genres including poetry, music and dance.

through October 31st
by appointment

view the exhibition →
exhibition index Part 1 →
exhibition index Part 2 →

Baron J. Bachofen von Echt Collection

The Baron J. Bachofen von Echt Collection of Golden Age Ukiyo-e

Scholten Japanese Art is pleased to announce our exhibition of an extraordinary offering of Japanese woodblock prints The Baron J. Bachofen von Echt Collection of Golden Age Ukiyo-e, comprised of a highly selective group of twenty-two figural woodblock prints produced during a period considered the highpoint of the genre, known as the 'golden age' of ukiyo-e, reaching its peak in the last decade of the 18th century.
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view the online exhibition...
index of the exhibition...
fully illustrated catalog available...

A short video showing the installation of The Baron J. Bachofen von Echt Collection of Golden Age Ukiyo-e on view during March 2020 Asia Week.

Brush Block Baren

BRUSH – BLOCK – BAREN
Japanese Woodblock Printmaking

New York Asia Week, September 5 – 14, 2019
Scholten Japanese Art is pleased to announce our upcoming gallery presentation, BRUSH – BLOCK - BAREN: Japanese Woodblock Printmaking, an exhibition exploring the process of Japanese-style woodblock printmaking.

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view the online exhibition...
index of the exhibition...


Featured print...
artist Kawase Hasui

Kawase Hasui

1883-1957

Shiba Zojo Temple

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Featured painting...
artist Mishima Shoso

Mishima Shoso

1856-1928

Beauty at a Round Window

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kikumon

Scholten Japanese Art is open Monday - Friday, and some Saturdays by appointment only

Contact Katherine Martin at
(212) 585-0474 or email
kem@scholten-japanese-art.com
to schedule a visit between 11am and 4pm preferably for no more than two individuals at a time.
Visitors are asked to wear face masks and practice social distancing at their discretion.

site last updated
October 14, 2021

Scholten Japanese Art
145 West 58th Street, suite 6D
New York, New York 10019
ph: (212) 585-0474
fx: (212) 585-0475