Pleasures of the World: Catching Fireflies
(Yukiyo no Hana: Hotaru-gari)
a beauty leans out a circular window in order to bat at a firefly with her uchiwa fan; signed Shuntei Gyoshi with artist's bird-shaped seal, dated Meiji sanjunen jugatsu (Meiji 30 , 10th month), followed by publisher's information for Fukuda Hatsujiro, ca. 1897
oban tate-e 13 7/8 by 9 3/8 in., 35.4 by 23.9 cm
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 for no more than two individuals at a time.
In order to adhere to New York State guidelines visitors are asked to wear face masks and practice social distancing.
site last updated
May 14, 2021
Scholten Japanese Art
145 West 58th Street, suite 6D
New York, New York 10019
ph: (212) 585-0474
fx: (212) 585-0475
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