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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 Katsushika Hokusai
Katsushika Hokusai, 1760-1849
Firewood Gatherers Returning From Their Work

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artist Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, 1839-1892
Preparatory Drawing of 'One Hundred Ghost Stories from China and Japan: Nikki Danjo Naonori'
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artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Utagawa Kuniyoshi, 1797-1861
Actors Imagined as the Eight Dog Heroes: Ebizo V and Kuzo II

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artist Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III), 1786-1865
Iwai Shijaku I as the geisha Kohina; Ichikawa Ebizo V in the role of Asahina Tobei; and Sawamura Tossho I as Kakogawa Heisuke

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artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Utagawa Kuniyoshi, 1797-1861
Sawamura Tossho as the geisha Ohatsu; Nakamura Utaemon IV as Kagamiya Onoe(mon?); Ichikawa Ebizo V as Iwafuji no Hatasuke

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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 Ohara Koson
Ohara Koson, Shoson, Hoson, 1877-1945
Bamboo Basket of Fruit - Watercolor with Two Keyblock Proofs and Two Woodblock Prints

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artist Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III), 1786-1865
Iwai Shijaku I as Oiso no Tora, Sawamura Tossho I as Kudo Suketsune, Ichikawa Ebizo V as Goro Tokimune, Iwai Tojaku I as Kewaizaka no Shosho, and Ichikawa Danjuro VIII as Juro Sukenari

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artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Utagawa Kuniyoshi, 1797-1861
Songs for Spring Worth One Thousand Gold Coins
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artist Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III), 1786-1865
Bando Minosuke II as Ishikawa Goemon and Seki Sanjuro II as Tairyo Hisayoshi

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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 Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III), 1786-1865
Ichikawa Ebizo V as Asahina Tobei; Iwai Shijaku I as Tajimaya Onatsu; and Sawamura Tossho I as Omatsuya Seijuro

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artist Yoshu Chikanobu
Yoshu Chikanobu, 1838-1912
Preparatory Drawing and Print of 'Annual Events and Customs of the Eastern Capital: Twelfth Month'
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artist Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III), 1786-1865
Seki Sanjuro III as Torii Shinzaemon and Ichikawa Kodanji IV as Kurotegumi no Sukeroku in a Sword Fight

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artist Kawanabe Kyosai
Kawanabe Kyosai, 1831-1889
Kyosai Drawings for Pleasure: The Enlightenment of Fudo Myoo
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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 Uehara Konen
Uehara Konen, 1878-1940
Remaining Light
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artist Tomikichiro Tokuriki
Tomikichiro Tokuriki, 1902-1999
Woman Combing Her Hair
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artist Paul Binnie
Paul Binnie, Scottish, b. 1967
Ushiwakamaru and Benkei (proof of private variant)
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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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exhibition index Part 1 →
exhibition index Part 2 →

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.

more info...
view the exhibition →
exhibition index Part 1 →
exhibition index Part 2 →

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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exhibition index Part 1 →
exhibition index Part 2 →

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 Yamamura Koka (Toyonari)

Yamamura Koka (Toyonari)

1885-1942

Actor Morita Kan'ya XIII as Jean Valjean in Les Miserables

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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
January 17, 2022

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