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Current Exhibition...
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 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 Kuniteru II
Utagawa Kuniteru II, 1830-1874
The Seaside Garden of the Tsukiji Hotel in the Eastern Capital [Plan of Hotel at Yedo, T'skege]
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artist Torii Kotondo
Torii Kotondo, 1900-1976
Vapor
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artist Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III), 1786-1865
Two Beauties with a Maid Carrying Lantern and Shamisen

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artist Takahashi Hiroaki (Shotei)
Takahashi Hiroaki (Shotei), 1871-1945
Rain on Izumi Bridge
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artist Kobayashi Kiyochika
Kobayashi Kiyochika, 1847-1915
Snow Scene at Kourne Hikibune-dori
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artist Ito Takahashi
Ito Takahashi, 1894-1982
Lake Shibayamagata, Kaga
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artist Kikugawa Eizan
Kikugawa Eizan, 1787-1867
Midorigi of Wakamatsuya
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artist Utagawa Yoshiharu
Utagawa Yoshiharu, 1828-1888
Croue Soulie [The French Great Circus]
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artist Utagawa  Yoshitora
Utagawa Yoshitora, active ca. 1836-1887
Elegant Fan Comparison
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artist Kitagawa Utamaro
Kitagawa Utamaro, 1753-1806
Wakaume of the Tamaya in Edo-machi itchome, kamuro Mumeno and Iroka
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artist Utagawa Hiroshige
Utagawa Hiroshige, 1797-1858
One Hundred Famous Views of Edo: New Year's Eve Foxfires at the Changing Tree, Oji
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artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Utagawa Kuniyoshi, 1797-1861
Twenty-Four Paragons of Filial Piety for Children: Meng Zong
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artist Utagawa Hiroshige
Utagawa Hiroshige, 1797-1858
One Hundred Famous Views of Edo: Fukagawa Susaki and Jumantsubo
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artist Ito Shinsui
Ito Shinsui, 1898-1972
Hand Mirror
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artist Kawase Hasui
Kawase Hasui, 1883-1957
Fuji River
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artist Hiroshi Yoshida
Hiroshi Yoshida, 1876-1950
Mt. Rainier & Sailing Boats: Mist Test Print
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artist Ohara Koson
Ohara Koson, Shoson, 1877-1945
Snow on Willow Bridge
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artist Ito Shinsui
Ito Shinsui, 1898-1972
The First Collection of Modern Beauties: Mosquito Net
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artist Shiko Munakata
Shiko Munakata, 1903-1975
The Key by Tanizaki Junichiro: Portrait of Ikuko and Glasses on Her Belly
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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 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.

Follow us on Instagram here for a variety of works from our inventory; and here, for our new 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 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.

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

Recent Exhibitions...
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.
more info...
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.

more info...
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index of the exhibition...

Captive Artist, Kakunen

Captive Artist: Watercolors by Kakunen Tsuruoka (1892-1977)

New York Asia Week, March 13 – 23, 2019

An exhibition featuring landscape paintings produced while the artist was confined to Poston Camp III, part of the Colorado River Relocation Center in Arizona and one of the ten camps to which Japanese-Americans were forcibly relocated during the Second World War.

more info...
view the online exhibition...
exhibition index...


Featured print...
artist Shunkosai Hokushu

Shunkosai Hokushu

active ca. 1810-1832

Actor Asai Gakujiro as Mashiba Hisatsugu

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Featured painting...
artist School of Kiyokata

School of Kiyokata

20th century

Listening (Kiku obi)

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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 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
November 30, 2020

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