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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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Upcoming Exhibition
Binnie Noh More Drama

NOH: More Drama

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

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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 Yoshimori
Utagawa Yoshimori, 1830-84
Female Elephant from Central India
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artist Kawase Hasui
Kawase Hasui, 1883-1957
Souvenirs of Travel, Third Series: Starlit Night at Miyajima
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artist Katsushika Hokusai
Katsushika Hokusai, 1760-1849
Thirty-Six Views of Mt. Fuji: White Rain Below the Mountain [Black Fuji]
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artist Takehisa Yumeji
Takehisa Yumeji, 1884-1934
Ten Subjects of Women: Shamisen Canal
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artist Friedrich Capelari
Friedrich Capelari, 1884-1950
Children at the Fair

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artist Friedrich Capelari
Friedrich Capelari, 1884-1950
Woman in Snow

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artist John Edgar Platt
John Edgar Platt, 1886-1967
Red Chestnut no. 1

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artist Elizabeth Keith
Elizabeth Keith, 1887-1956
Buddhist Priest, Kyoto, Japan

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artist Emil Orlik
Emil Orlik, 1870-1932
Japanese Resting on the Mountain
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artist Paul Binnie
Paul Binnie, Scottish, b. 1967
Matsumoto Koshioro IX from the play Shibaraku

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artist Elizabeth Keith
Elizabeth Keith, 1887-1956
A Country Scholar

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

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artist Uehara Konen
Uehara Konen, 1878-1940
Remaining Light
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artist Kasamatsu Shiro
Kasamatsu Shiro, 1898-1991
Moonrise at Nezu Gongen Shrine
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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 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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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 John Edgar Platt

John Edgar Platt

1886-1967

Red Chestnut no. 1

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Featured painting...
artist attributed to J. I.  Block

attributed to J. I. Block

1863-1943

The Ameya, after Robert Frederick Blum

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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
May 20, 2022

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