On Sunday May 25th you are welcome to visit us at the Japanmarkt which is held from 12-17hrs at the Rapenburg in Leiden. More information can be found in our latest newsletter (in Dutch).
Starting May 2nd we are hosting a salesexhibition of new acquisitions in our gallery. A.o. we will be showing 10 Koson's, several prints by Yoshitoshi, a nice series of beauties by Kunisada II and Kyosai, diptychs by Toyokuni III, two rare landscapes by Hiroshige, good Shin hanga prints (Hasui, Shiro, Shotei etc.) and much more. We have added some new acquisitions to our website. Click here to see the Hotei May 2014 newsletter (in Dutch).
Click here to see the Hotei April 2014 newsletter (in Dutch).
Click here to see the Hotei February 2014 newsletter (in Dutch).
Click here to see the Hotei January 2014 newsletter (in Dutch), which includes a link to a more in depth travelogue of my last Japantrip.
Click here to see the Hotei December newsletter (in Dutch).
A small videoimpression of our booth at the PAN Amsterdam artfair:
Click here to see the Hotei PAN newsletter #3 (in Dutch).
Click here to see the Hotei PAN newsletter #2 (in Dutch).
Click here to see the Hotei PAN newsletter #1 (in Dutch).
Hotei has exhibited at the PAN Amsterdam 2013 artfair.
This year we showed you modern Japanese prints, bronzes and paintings. In addition to this, we have a beautiful selection of classic prints by Harunobu, Masayoshi, Shikimaro, Utamaro, Hokusai, Hiroshige, Kuniyoshi etc. Other items on display: a very rare complete set of woodblocks of an 18th century erotic book, an album containing 12 large 19th century erotic paintings, many lacquer pieces (e.g. 10 plates decorated by Imao Keinen, in original box and wrappers), but also natsume, bronzes, mizuzashi and a nice brass sculpture of a cheetah.
Hotei hosted a sales exhibition of works of art by four contemporary artists: Keisuke Yamamoto, Hitoshi Nakamori, Naoto Okuyama and Masahiko Kubota titled "Hotei goes modern: 'Tones of Black'.
An updated list of reference books which can be ordered from us, is now available on our website. Please contact us if you want to order from this list.
Hotei has opened a Facebook page. Keep up to date with recent developments.
Ukiyo-e Books is offering a limited bookservice. Specialty reference books and catalogs can be ordered through us and are shipped to you directly from Japan. For more details see the reference books page, which also contains an orderform.
Hotei Japanese Prints is located on the first floor of the SieboldHuis, a prestigous 18th century building located at the Rapenburg, the most beautiful canal in Leiden.
Our address is:
Hotei Japanese Prints Rapenburg 19 2311 GE Leiden The Netherlands
Opening hours: Saturday 11:00-16:00 hrs and by appointment.