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Utagawa Kuniyoshi  (1797-1861)  -   Shunga p1827 ~ p1840

 

 

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Shunga - Kuniyoshi - Lesbian - Dildo Party - c.1840.

Shunga - Kuniyoshi - Lesbian - Dildo Party - c.1840.

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Description:

Antique Japanese color woodblock Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861). Shunga (Erotic print).
Date: c.1840s.Size: 10 2/3" x 8 2/3" inches. Fine impression, color and very good condition.
Very small thinning area (below right corner), minor wear and soiling, marks and flaws.

A humorous and magnificent shunga design featuring some women enjoying themselves with
tortoise-shell harigata's (dildo's).

Very rare subject within the shunga genre!

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p1828  -  650   US$ >  Currency Converter.      Contact Info >

Shunga - Utagawa Kuniyoshi - Comical Orgy - c.1832.

Shunga - Utagawa Kuniyoshi - Comical Orgy - c.1832.

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Description:

Antique Japanese color woodblock Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861). Shunga (Erotic print). 
Date: c.1832. Size: 10 1/2" x 8 1/2" inches. Fine impression, color and very good condition. 
Minor wear and soiling, marks and flaws. Magnificent gauffrage and metallic pigment details.

A hilarious scene featuring nine copulating couples in various poses. Look for the man satisfying three women using two tortoise-shell dildo's!

 

 

p1829  -  500   -  US$ >  Currency Converter.      Contact Info >

Shunga - Utagawa Kuniyoshi - Two Deformed Rapists - Tied Woman - c.1832.

Shunga - Utagawa Kuniyoshi - Two Deformed Rapists - Tied Woman - c.1832.

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Description:

Antique Japanese color woodblock Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861). Shunga (Erotic print). 
Date: c.1832. Size: 10 1/2" x 8 1/2" inches. Fine impression, color and very good condition. 
Added ink marks to the face of the below man. Minor wear and soiling, marks and flaws. 
Magnificent gauffrage and metallic pigment details.

A horrifying scene depicting two Quasimodo like rapists forcing themselves upon two women. 
One of the women has her arms tied behind her back while her hairy tormentor is ready to penetrate her.

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p1830  -  600   -  US$ >  Currency Converter.      Contact Info >

Shunga - Utagawa Kuniyoshi - Woman Interrupted - c.1832.

Shunga - Utagawa Kuniyoshi - Woman Interrupted - c.1832.

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Antique Japanese color woodblock Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861). Shunga (Erotic print). 
Date: c.1832. Size: 10 2/3" x 8 1/2" inches. Fine impression, color and very good condition. 
Minor wear and soiling, marks and flaws. Magnificent gauffrage and metallic pigment details.

A married couple are passionately making love on the floor. 

The combs in the box in the lower left, the mirror above them and the somewhat dishevelled appearance of the woman suggests that she was busy with her toilette before the distraction.

 

 

p1831  -  700   -  US$ >  Currency Converter.      Contact Info >

Shunga - Utagawa Kuniyoshi - Aristocratic Couple - Tied Penis - c.1832.

Shunga - Utagawa Kuniyoshi - Aristocratic Couple - Tied Penis - c.1832.

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Description:

Antique Japanese color woodblock Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861). Shunga (Erotic print). 
Date: c.1832. Size: 10 3/4" x 8 1/2" inches. Fine impression, color and very good condition. 
Minor wear and soiling, marks and flaws. Magnificent gauffrage and metallic pigment details.

An aristocratic couple is experimenting with two sexual enhancers, the himenakigata (a tube to cover the penis) and a higozuiki (a rope to hold the blood in the penis).

 

 

p1832  -  625   -  US$ >  Currency Converter.      Contact Info >

Shunga - Utagawa Kuniyoshi - Semi Rape Scene - Onnagata - c.1832.

Shunga - Utagawa Kuniyoshi - Semi Rape Scene - Onnagata - c.1832.

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Description:

Antique Japanese color woodblock Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861). Shunga (Erotic print). 
Date: c.1832. Size: 10 2/3" x 8 1/2" inches. Fine impression, color and very good condition. 
Minor wear and soiling, marks and flaws. Magnificent gauffrage and metallic pigment details.

A very rare scene depicting a young onnagata (male actor specialized in female roles) sexually molested by an adult woman.

 

 

p1833  -  675   -  US$ >  Currency Converter.      Contact Info >

Shunga - Utagawa Kuniyoshi - Foursome - c.1832.

Shunga - Utagawa Kuniyoshi - Foursome - c.1832.

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Description:

Antique Japanese color woodblock Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861). Shunga (Erotic print). 
Date: c.1832. Size: 10 1/2" x 8 1/2" inches. Fine impression, color and very good condition. 
Minor wear and soiling, marks and flaws. Magnificent gauffrage and metallic pigment details.

A dynamic scene portraying a man making sexual advances to three women

 

 

p1834  -  475   -  US$ >  Currency Converter.      Contact Info >

Shunga - Utagawa Kuniyoshi - Handing Tissues - c.1832.

Shunga - Utagawa Kuniyoshi - Handing Tissues - c.1832.

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Description:

Antique Japanese color woodblock Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861). Shunga (Erotic print). 
Date: c.1832. Size: 10 1/2" x 8 1/2" inches. Fine impression, color and very good condition. 
Minor wear and soiling, marks and flaws. Some small tinning spots below left and right corner. 
Magnificent gauffrage and metallic pigment details.

A funny scene with a colleague of a courtesan handing some tissues to a young slightly embarrassed client.

 

 

p1835  -  550   -  US$ >  Currency Converter.      Contact Info >

Shunga - Utagawa Kuniyoshi - Dildo Between Teeth - c.1832.

Shunga - Utagawa Kuniyoshi - Dildo Between Teeth - c.1832.

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Description:

Antique Japanese color woodblock Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861). Shunga (Erotic print). 
Date: c.1832. Size: 10 2/3" x 8 1/2" inches. Fine impression, color and very good condition. 
Minor wear and soiling, marks and flaws. Magnificent gauffrage and metallic pigment details.

An eventful image featuring activities on two levels. On the stairs below a bearded samurai with a tortoise-shell harigata (dildo) between his teeth is fighting off an oponent while on the balcony a high-class samurai is stoically making love to an oiran and at the same discussing the below acitivities with his attendant.

 

 

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Shunga - Utagawa Kuniyoshi - Sex On Boat - c.1832.

Shunga - Utagawa Kuniyoshi - Sex On Boat - c.1832.

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Description:

Antique Japanese color woodblock Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861). Shunga (Erotic print). 
Date: c.1832. Size: 10 1/2" x 8 1/2" inches. Fine impression, color and very good condition. 
Minor wear and soiling, marks and flaws. Magnificent gauffrage and metallic pigment details.

On a boat a fisherman is making love to his beloved while geese are flying over them. 
The woman is leaning on a reed stick.

 

 

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Shunga - Utagawa Kuniyoshi - Excited Artist - c.1832.

Shunga - Utagawa Kuniyoshi - Excited Artist - c.1832.

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Antique Japanese color woodblock Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861). Shunga (Erotic print). 
Date: c.1832. Size: 5 3/4" x 8 3/4" inches. Fine impression, color and very good condition. 
Minor wear and soiling, marks and flaws. Some tiny binding holes in border.

Amusing self-parodying (most probably Kuniyoshi himself!) image of a yawning artist.

Look for the erected penis underneath his desk !

 

 

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Shunga - Utagawa Kuniyoshi - Kagekiyo And Erotic Scroll - Kabuki - c.1832.

Shunga - Utagawa Kuniyoshi - Kagekiyo And Erotic Scroll - Kabuki - c.1832.

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Description:

Antique Japanese color woodblock Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861). Shunga (Erotic print). 
Date: c.1832. Size: 5 3/4" x 8 3/4" inches. Fine impression, color and very good condition. 
Minor wear and soiling, marks and flaws. Some tiny binding holes in border. 
Beautiful metallic pigment details.

An erotic parody on a kabuki play with the actor Matsumoto Koshiro V as Kagekiyo holding a scroll displaying human genitals.

Look for the wonderful bat motifs on Koshiro's kimono !

 

 

p1839  -  400   -  US$ >  Currency Converter.      Contact Info >

Shunga - Utagawa Kuniyoshi - Sensual Couple Under The Stars - c.1832.

Shunga - Utagawa Kuniyoshi - Sensual Couple Under The Stars - c.1832.

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Description:

Antique Japanese color woodblock Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861). Shunga (Erotic print).
Date: c.1832. Size: 5 3/4" x 8 3/4" inches. Fine impression, color and very good condition.
Minor wear and soiling, marks and flaws. Some tiny binding holes in border.
A collector's and publisher's stamp above the image.

Depicted is a couple in an unusual pose on a balcony with shining stars above them in the sky.
In front of them on the floor lays a painted fan depicting a mackeral.

 

 

p1840  -  500   -  US$ >  Currency Converter.      Contact Info >

Shunga - Utagawa Kuniyoshi - Samurai With Gigantic Harigata - c.1832.

Shunga - Utagawa Kuniyoshi - Samurai With Gigantic Harigata - c.1832.

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Description:

Antique Japanese color woodblock Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861). Shunga (Erotic print). 
Date: c.1832. Size: 5 3/4" x 8 3/4" inches. Fine impression, color and very good condition. 
Minor wear and soiling, marks and flaws.Some tiny binding holes in border. 
A collector's and publisher's stamp above the image.

A samurai holding a gigantic tortoise-shell harigata (dildo) in his arms is entering a mansion.

 

 


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