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Current Exhibition
Binnie Noh More Drama

NOH: More Drama
Theatrical Subjects by Paul Binnie

June 16 – July 15, 2022
Print Demonstration: Saturday, June 18th 2:00-4:30
(limited spaces, rsvp and masks required)

An exhibition featuring paintings, drawings and prints of Japanese theatrical subjects by the artist Paul Binnie. During the almost six years he spent mastering woodblock carving and printing, his immersion in the culture brought him into contact with the milieu of the Japanese theater, which became a major theme of his work during his period of residency.

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Recent Exhibition
Influencers Japonisme and Modern Japan

Influencers: Japonisme and Modern Japan

A look at the impact of Japanese art on Western art, popularly known as Japonisme, and the subsequent influences resulting in the blending of international styles. Our largest exhibition to date—101 works including paintings and prints—includes a subset exploring the development of Japanese style color woodblock printing in the West.

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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 Utagawa Hiroshige
Utagawa Hiroshige, 1797-1858
Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido: Kawasaki, the Rokugo Ferry [2nd Version]
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artist Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, 1839-1892
Tokugawa Shogun Viewing Watermelon Fight at Hama Palace
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artist Kawase Hasui
Kawase Hasui, 1883-1957
Summer Rain, in Collection of Famous Songs for Samisen, First Series
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artist Kawase Hasui
Kawase Hasui, 1883-1957
Dancing Girls Enjoying Cool Breeze on River Kamo tipped into 'Sights of Old Capital'

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artist Paul Binnie
Paul Binnie, Scottish, b. 1967
The Noh play The Stone Bridge
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artist Lilian May Miller
Lilian May Miller, 1895-1943
Morning Snow on Bamboo, Japan (A)

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artist Agnes Reeve
Agnes Reeve, 1896-1984
Broadcasting House (BBC Building) London

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artist Ishikawa Toraji
Ishikawa Toraji, 1875-1964
Mount Aso
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artist Charles W. Bartlett
Charles W. Bartlett, 1860-1940
Japan Series: Kyoto

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artist Bertha Lum
Bertha Lum, 1869-1954
Road to the Forest at Nikko

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artist Bertha Lum
Bertha Lum, 1869-1954
The Home Coming

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artist Helen Hyde
Helen Hyde, 1868-1919
Mt. Orizaba from Jalapa [Mexico]

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artist Emil Orlik
Emil Orlik, 1870-1932
Japanese Resting on the Mountain
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artist Yamagishi Kazue
Yamagishi Kazue, 1891-1984
Notre Dame from the Banks of the Seine

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artist Kawase Hasui
Kawase Hasui, 1883-1957
Selection of Scenes from Japan: Yasugi Kiyomizu Temple, Izumo Province
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artist Taki Shuho
Taki Shuho, active ca. 1930s
Album of Contemporary Beauties: By Candle Light
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artist Onuma Chiyuki
Onuma Chiyuki, active ca. 1950s
Womens Appearances in the Twelve Months: Set of Six Woodblock Prints, Part One, December to May

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artist Kakunen Tsuruoka
Kakunen Tsuruoka, 1892-1977
Golden Gate Bridge in Fog (test print)
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artist Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III), 1786-1865
Nakamura Utaemon IV as Yadoneya Tarobei; Onoe Eizaburo III as Sakuraya no Oyae; and Ichikawa Kuzo II as Isami Miyoshi no Kidai

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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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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...
1923 Before & After

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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On the Vanguard exhibition

On The Vanguard: Meiji Period Woodblock Prints

A two-part exhibition exploring how artists responded to the introduction of foreign elements as Japan opened up to the West in the Meiji Period (1868-1912). The exhibition is in two parts: Part One- Cultures Collide and Part Two–On the Front Lines.

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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

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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.


Featured print...
artist Kawanabe Kyosai

Kawanabe Kyosai

1831-1889

Shoki Riding a Tiger; Demons Hiding in a Pine Tree

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Featured painting...
artist Segawa Tsuyahisa

Segawa Tsuyahisa

Enkyu, b. 1902

Kato Kiyomasa

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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
July 29, 2022

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