Utagawa Sadahide


Famous Places in Japan: Kan Waterfall, Aso County, Higo Provence
(Dai Nihon kokugun meisho: Higo-shu Aso-gun Kan otaki)

titled at the upper right, Dai Nihon kokugun meisho: Higo-shu Aso-gun Kan otaki, signed at lower right within the red cartouche, Hashimoto Sadahide ga, with censor's seal and date seal combined, tatsu-go, aratame (year of the dragon [1857], 5th month, examined), followed by the publisher's seal Osada, ca. 1868

oban yoko-e 9 5/8 by 14 in., 24.3 by 35.6 cm

The red cartouche inscribed with names of waterfalls: at the far left, Kurokawa-mura, Megane-bashi, Sugaru-taki, Shirakumo no moshi; in the middle, Shiraito no taki; and the far right, Sugaru-taki nagare shira-kawa.
(inv. no. 10-5171)

price: $1,200


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

Contact Katherine Martin at
(212) 585-0474 or email
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
August 14, 2022

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