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Keisai Eisen (1790 - 1848)   -   Shunga p1788 ~ p1796

 

 

 

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Rare Shunga - Eisen - Lesbian Trio -

 Masturbation With Dildo - c.1839.

Rare Shunga - Eisen - Lesbian Trio - Masturbation With Dildo - c.1830.

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Description:

Antique Japanese color woodblock Keisai Eisen (1790-1848). Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c.1839. 
Size: 8 1/2" x 6 3/4" inches. Fine impression, color and near fine condition. Minor marks and flaws only. 
Highly detailed carving with wonderful printed details such as metallic pigments.

Unusual scene depicting two women making love with a tagaigata (double-sided phallus). In the background another woman is masturbating using a harigata (artificial phallus) which is ingeniously attached to her heel with a rope.

Reference: p.151 (Illust. 31) in Encyclopedia of Japanese Erotic Art: Shunga (Volume I) by Ofer Shagan.

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Shunga - Keisai Eisen - Hallucination - c.1839.

Shunga - Keisai Eisen - Hallucination - c.1839.

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Antique Japanese color woodblock Keisai Eisen (1790-1848). Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c.1839. 
Size: 8 1/2" x 7" inches. Fine impression, color and near fine condition. Minor marks and flaws only. 
Highly detailed carving with wonderful printed details such as gauffrage and metallic pigments.

In this design of an intimate couple the focus is on their surroundings such as the structure of the cabinet in the background (adding a hallucinating effect). The cabinet on the left features several woodblock prints in various formats. Look for the emphasis on the butt muscles of both protagonists.

 

 

 

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Shunga - Keisai Eisen - Sex Toys - c.1839.

Shunga - Keisai Eisen - Sex Toys - c.1839.

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Antique Japanese color woodblock Keisai Eisen (1790-1848). Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c.1839. 
Size: 8 2/3" x 7" inches. Fine impression, color and near fine condition. Minor marks and flaws only. 
Highly detailed carving with wonderful printed details such as gauffrage and metallic pigments.

The erotic paraphernalia surrounding this intimate couple betray their experimental nature. 
In the back (on the left) an incense burns in a vessel.

Of all Ukiyo-e artists Keisai Eisen is without a doubt the artist who added the most sex toys in his shunga designs. Most probably, Eisen was sponsored by the famous sex shop Yotsumeya. 

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Shunga - Keisai Eisen - 

Shungabook - Newlyweds - c.1839.

Shunga - Keisai Eisen - Shungabook - Newlyweds - c.1839.

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Description:

Antique Japanese color woodblock Keisai Eisen (1790-1848). Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c.1839. 
Size: 8 2/3" x 7" inches. Fine impression, color and near fine condition. Minor marks and flaws only. 
Highly detailed carving with wonderful printed details such as gauffrage and metallic pigments.

An inexperienced young couple (probably newlyweds) are looking at a shungabook for some inspiration.

 

 

 

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Shunga - Keisai Eisen - Love Letter - c.1839.

Shunga - Keisai Eisen - Love Letter - c.1839.

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Antique Japanese color woodblock Keisai Eisen (1790-1848). Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c.1839. 
Size: 4 1/2" x 7" inches. Fine impression, color and near fine condition. Minor marks and flaws only. 
Highly detailed carving with wonderful printed details such as gauffrage and metallic pigments.

A young woman is reading a love letter while holding a sleeve to her mouth (a sign of amorous excitement).

 

 

 

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Shunga - Keisai Eisen - Deities Izanagi And Izanami - c.1839.

Shunga - Keisai Eisen - Deities Izanagi And Izanami - c.1839.

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Antique Japanese color woodblock Keisai Eisen (1790-1848). Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c.1839. 
Size: 4 3/4" x 7" inches. Fine impression, color and near fine condition. Minor marks and flaws only. 
Very nice gauffrage on the kimono's of both protagonists.

A very nice iconic depiction of the two most important deities from Japanese mythology, Izanagi and Izanami.

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Shunga - Keisai Eisen - Sex Paraphernalia I - c.1839.

Shunga - Keisai Eisen - Sex Paraphernalia I - c.1839.

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Description:

Antique Japanese color woodblock Keisai Eisen (1790-1848). Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c.1839. 
Size: 4 3/4" x 7" inches. Fine impression, color and near fine condition. Minor marks and flaws only. 
Highly detailed carving with wonderful printed details such as gauffrage and metallic pigments.

Wonderful depiction of the following sex toys: a harigata (right), kujiri (upper left), and a dokata (below left).

 

 

 

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Shunga - Keisai Eisen - Sex Paraphernalia II - c.1839.

Shunga - Keisai Eisen - Sex Paraphernalia II - c.1839.

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Description:

Antique Japanese color woodblock Keisai Eisen (1790-1848). Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c.1839. 
Size: 4 3/4" x 7" inches. Fine impression, color and near fine condition. Minor marks and flaws only. 
Highly detailed carving with wonderful printed details such as gauffrage and metallic pigments.

Beautiful depiction of the following sex toys: a tagaigata (left), a kabutokaki (first on the right), a rin no tama (second on the right), a namako no wa (third on the right) and a rin no wa (fourth on the right).

 

 

 

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Shunga - Keisai Eisen - Close-Up Portrait Beauty I - c.1839.

Shunga - Keisai Eisen - Close-Up Portrait Beauty I - c.1839.

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Description:

Antique Japanese color woodblock Keisai Eisen (1790-1848). Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c.1839. 
Size: 4 3/4" x 7" inches. Fine impression, color and near fine condition. Minor marks and flaws only. 
Highly detailed carving with wonderful printed details such as gauffrage and metallic pigments.

A nice close-up portrait of a beauty in an ecstatic pose.

 

 

 

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Shunga - Keisai Eisen - Close-Up Portrait Beauty II - c.1839.

Shunga - Keisai Eisen - Close-Up Portrait Beauty II - c.1839.

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Description:

Antique Japanese color woodblock Keisai Eisen (1790-1848). Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c.1839. 
Size: 4 3/4" x 7" inches. Fine impression, color and near fine condition. Minor marks and flaws only. 
Highly detailed carving with wonderful printed details such as gauffrage and metallic pigments.

Stunning close-up portrait of an excited beauty.

 

 

 

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Shunga - Keisai Eisen - 

Vaginal Close-Ups - c.1839.

Shunga - Keisai Eisen - Vaginal Close-Ups - c.1839.

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Antique Japanese color woodblock Keisai Eisen (1790-1848). Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c.1839.
Size: 9 1/2" x 7" inches. Fine impression, color and near fine condition. Minor marks and flaws only. 
Highly detailed carving with wonderful printed details such as gauffrage and metallic pigments.

Three highly detailed close-ups of female genitals. The third one seems to mimic facial features.

 

 

 

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Shunga   -  Keisai Eisen  -   c.1839.

Shunga   -  Keisai Eisen  -  c.1839.

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Shunga - Keisai Eisen - Goose With A Letter - c.1839.

Description:

Antique Japanese color woodblock Keisai Eisen (1790-1848). Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c.1839. 
Size: 4 3/4" x 7" inches. Fine impression, color and near fine condition. Some binding holes. 
Minor marks and flaws only.

A design with recurring theme in shunga of a flying goose with a letter in his beak. This is probably a reference to newlyweds; it was customary in Japan to offer shungabooks as educational gifts to new brides before their wedding.

Shunga - Keisai Eisen - Wagtail - c.1839,

Description:

Antique Japanese color woodblock Keisai Eisen (1790-1848). Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c.1839. 
Size: 4 3/4" x 7" inches. Fine impression, color and near fine condition. Some binding holes. 
Minor marks and flaws only. Highly detailed carving with wonderful printed details such as gauffrage.

Lovely depiction of a wagtail on a rock in the water.

Mythological reference: When the deity Izanaki saw a wagtail's rear movements he understood how to copulate.

Shunga - Keisai Eisen - Crow - c.1839.

Description:

Antique Japanese color woodblock Keisai Eisen (1790-1848). Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c.1839. 
Size: 4 3/4" x 7" inches. Fine impression, color and near fine condition. Some binding holes. 
Minor marks and flaws only. Highly detailed carving with wonderful printed details such as gauffrage and metallic pigments.

Appealing design depicting a crow on a broken branch.

 



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