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Utagawa Kunisada – Gay Encounter With Wakashu Kabuki – c.1827.

Utagawa Kunisada – Gay Encounter With Wakashu Kabuki – c.1827.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock print by Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865).
Shunga
(Erotic print). Date: c.1827. Size: 10 4/5” x 8 1/2” inches.
Series: ‘‘Ehon koi no kaguya’ Fine impression, very good color and condition.
Some very small tissue backed wormholes (margin only), minor wear and soling.

“A wakashu kabuki actor (young male actors portraying female roles often wearing purple headbands) making love to an older male.”

 

 

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Utagawa Kunisada – Lesbian Madam – Sex Toys – c.1820.

Utagawa Kunisada – Lesbian Madam – Sex Toys – c.1820.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock print by Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865).
Shunga
(Erotic print). Date: c.1820s. Koban size: 5” x 3 1/2” inches. Fine impression
(with very nice gauffrage and pigment details), very good color and condition. 
Minor marks and flaws only.

“A striking egoyomi (calendar print) design with a lesbian madam experimenting with various sex toys on a younger geisha.”

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Shunga – Utagawa School – Lesbian Grooming Scene – c.1840.

Shunga – Utagawa School – Lesbian Grooming Scene – c.1840.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock by a member of the Utagawa school. Shunga (Erotic picture).
Date: c.1840. Size: 8 1/2” x 7” inches. Very good impression, color and condition. Some tiny wormholes 
(tissue backed). Minor marks and flaws only otherwise very nice condition !

“A delightful scene with courtesans grooming their vulva’s while collecting their pubic hairs 
on paper in front of them.”

 

 

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Rare Shunga – Gay Encounter In The Backyard – Kunisada – c.1840.

Rare Shunga – Gay Encounter In The Backyard – Kunisada – c.1840.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock attributed to Utagawa Kunisada (1786–1865).
Shunga
(Erotic picture). Date: c.1860s. Koban size: 5” x 3 1/2” inches. Fine impression
(with excellent use of metallic pigments), very good color and condition.
Minor marks and flaws.

"A secret gay encounter between a young male prostitute and a mature male in the backyard."

 

 

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Shunga – Utagawa School – Orgy With Homoerotic And Lesbian Couples – c.1850.

Shunga – Utagawa School – Orgy With Homoerotic And Lesbian Couples – c.1850.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock print by a member of the Utagawa school. Shunga (Erotic print).
Date: c.1850. Size: 8 1/2” x 6 4/5” inches. Very good impression (with gauffrage and metallic pigment details),
color and condition. Minor wear and soiling otherwise very good state!

“A striking orgy scene including male-male activity as well as a female-female encounter.
The lesbian couple is using a double-sided dildo (tagaigata).”

Rare !

 

 


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Rare Toy Print Shunga – Lesbian Peekers In A Bathhouse – Utagawa School – c.1840.

Rare Toy Print Shunga – Lesbian Peekers In A Bathhouse – Utagawa School – c.1840.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock by a prominent member of the Utagawa school. 
Shikake-e
(Trick picture/ Toy print). Date: c.1840. Size: 11” x 3 1/4” inches. Fine impression (with 
extensive use of metallic pigment details and gauffrage), color and very good condition. Minor loss of 
paper due to extensive use of metallic pigments. Two flaps are missing. Minor marks and flaws.

“An extremely rare (possibly unique) and complicated shikake-e piece with various flaps revealing various scenes of isolated women in a bathhouse and female peekers (rare theme!).”

 

 

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Shunga – Kunisada – Homoerotic Couple – Buddhist Monk And Actor - c.1840.

Shunga – Kunisada – Homoerotic Couple – Buddhist Monk And Actor - c.1840.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock by Utagawa Kunisada (1786–1865). Shunga (Erotic picture).
Date: c.1840. Size: 11” x 8 1/2” inches. Fine impression, color and very good condition.
Series: ‘Shunshoku koi no teryiri‘. Some minor repairs, minor marks and flaws.

“A delightful erotic scene featuring a Buddhist monk making love from the rear to an onnagata (male kabuki actor playing female roles). This is a striking design since the submissive young actor has rather large genitals. A lovely detail is the monk grabbing the young man’s private parts.”

 

 

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Shunga – Kunisada – Lesbian Couple Using A Dildo – c.1842.

Utagawa Kunisada  歌川国貞 c.1842.

Shunga – Kunisada – Lesbian Couple Using A Dildo – c.1842.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock by Utagawa Kunisada (1786–1865). Shunga (Erotic picture).
Date: c.1842.Size: 11 1/7” x 8 1/2” inches. Series: ‘'Shiki no sugatami (Viewing Forms in the Four Seasons)'.
Fine impression (with excellent use of gauffrage and metallic pigments), very good color and condition.
Some tiny tissue backed wormholes (mainly margin) minor marks and flaws.

“A well–known Kunisada design of a lesbian couple having intercourse while using a tortoise–shell dildo (harigata).”

Reference:    p.329 (Fig.41) in Japanese Erotic Art, the Hidden World of Shunga by Ofer Shagan

 

 

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Very Rare 18th Century Homo Erotic Shunga.

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Kunisada - c.1840 - Homo Sexual Scene. Onnagata ( Kabuki Actor ) - Shunga.

Kunisada - c.1840 - Homo Sexual Scene Onnagata (Kabuki Actor) - Shunga.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock by Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865), Shunga (Spring picture).
Date: c.1840's. Chubon size: 7 1/4" x 10 1/2" inches. Very good impression, color and near fine condition.
Very minor marks and flaws otherwise in a fine state !

A striking depiction of an amourous encounter between a man and an onnagata (a male kabuki actor specializing in female roles).

A very rare and uncommon homo-erotic scene !

 

 

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Shunga – Tomioka Eisen – Homorerotic Couple – c.1890. 

Shunga – Tomioka Eisen – Homorerotic Couple – c.1890.

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Shunga – Tomioka Eisen – Homorerotic Couple – c.1890. 

Surimono Shunga – Tomioka Eisen – Homorerotic Couple – c.1890.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock print attributed to Tomioka Eisen (1864-1905). Date: c.1890s.
Koban yoko-e size: 4 3/4” x 3 1/7” inches. Fine impression (with elaborate metallic pigment and urushi-e
details),color and condition. Minor marks and flaws but overall in a very good state
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“A secretive intimate gay couple having intercourse underneath a huge red blanket.”

 

 

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Shunga Masterpiece – Shigenobu – Homoerotic Priest And Young Male – c.1830.

Shunga Masterpiece – Shigenobu – Homoerotic Priest And Young Male – c.1830.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Yanagawa Shigenobu (1787–1832). Shunga (literally: ‘Spring picture’). 
Date: 1830 (Year of the Tiger). Size: 13” x 9 3/4” inches. Fine impression, very good color and condition. 
Series: Ama no ukibashi (The Floating Bridge of Heaven). Minor marks and flaws. Magnificent metallic (silver and gold) and gauffrage printing techniques have been applied to various areas of the print.

“The chief priest of a large temple in Edo ejoys the services of a male prostitute (kagema) in a private room in a kagema teahouse. The youth wears female attire and has his hair dressed like a woman. The kimono hanging over the folding screen in the background displays swallows.”

Reference: p.178 (Fig.66a) in Japanese Erotic Fantasies by C. Uhlenbeck and M. Winkel.
p.33 (Fig.2) The Representation of Male-male Sex in Japanese Erotic Books by Ellis Tinois.
p.320 (Fig.5) in Japanese Erotic Art, the Hidden World of Shunga by Shagan Ofer.

Among the very best homoerotic shunga designs !

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Shunga – Keisai Eisen – Lesbian Threesome – c.1839.

Shunga – Keisai Eisen – Lesbian Threesome – c.1839.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock print by Keisai Eisen (1790-1848). Shunga (Erotic print). 
Date: c.1839. Size: 6 4/5” x 8 2/3” inches. Series:'Anna no ukihashi'. Very good impression, color and condition. Some minor wear and soiling, some small repairs. Minor marks and flaws. Highly detailed carving with metallic pigment details.

“A very striking scene portraying a very unusual lesbian threesome ( most probably unique in shunga! ). 
The ladies in the foreground are making love using a so-called tagaigata and in the background the woman alone uses a harigata

Reference: p.151 (Ill. 31) in Encyclopedia of Japanese Erotic Art: Shunga (Volume I) by Ofer Shagan.
p.214 (Ill. 34) in Japanese Erotic Art, The Hidden World of Shunga by Ofer Shagan.

Among the very best homoerotic shunga designs !

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