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Hokusai Katsushika (1760-1849) -   Shunga p1970 ~ p1978


p1970  -  950  -  US$   Currency Converter.  Contact Info

Rare Shunga - Katsushika Hokusai - Lesbian Awabi Divers - Sea-Cucumber - c.1810s.

Rare Shunga - Katsushika Hokusai - Lesbian Awabi Divers - Sea-Cucumber - c.1810s.

 

Description:
Antique Japanese color woodblock Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849). Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c. late 1810s. Size: 10 1/3" x 8 1/4" inches. Fine impression, color and very good condition. Some minor staining, foxing, soiling, some very tiny holes, marks and flaws. Wonderful printing details such as gauffrage and metallic pigments are added.

Famous shunga scene featuring a sexual encounter of two awabi (abalone) divers experimenting with a sea-sucumber.

Reference: p.254 (Fig. 6.90) in Shunga, the Art of Love in Japan by Tom and Mary Evans.

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p1971  -  575  -  US$   Currency Converter.  Contact Info

Shunga - Katsushika Hokusai - On Top - c.1810s.

Shunga - Katsushika Hokusai - On Top - c.1810s.

 

Description:
Antique Japanese color woodblock Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849). Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c. late 1810s. Size: 10 1/3" x 8 1/4" inches. Fine impression, color and very good condition. Some minor staining, foxing, soiling, some very tiny holes, marks and flaws. Wonderful printing details such as gauffrage and metallic pigments are added.

A couple is depicted in an ecstatic moment with the woman embracing her male partner.

 

p1972  -  575  -  US$   Currency Converter.  Contact Info

Rare Shunga - Katsushika Hokusai - Interrupted By Husband - c.1810s.

Rare Shunga - Katsushika Hokusai - Interrupted By Husband - c.1810s.

 

Description:
Antique Japanese color woodblock Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849). Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c. late 1810s. Size: 10 1/5" x 8 1/4" inches. Fine impression, color and very good condition. Some minor staining, foxing, soiling, some very tiny holes, marks and flaws. Wonderful printing details such as gauffrage and metallic pigments are added.

A woman has been interrupted during her makeup session by her aroused husband.

 

p1973  -  575  -  US$   Currency Converter.  Contact Info

Shunga - Katsushika Hokusai - Retard With Courtesan - c.1810s.

Shunga - Katsushika Hokusai - Retard With Courtesan - c.1810s.

 

Description:
Antique Japanese color woodblock Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849). Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c. late 1810s. Size: 10 1/4" x 8 1/4" inches. Fine impression, color and very good condition. Some minor staining, foxing, soiling, very tiny holes, marks and flaws. Wonderful printing details such as gauffrage and metallic pigments are added.

Startling portrayal of a backwarded adolescent making love to a courtesan.

 

p1974  -  575  -  US$   Currency Converter.  Contact Info

Shunga - Katsushika Hokusai - Peasant Girl And Partner - c.1810s.

Shunga - Katsushika Hokusai - Peasant Girl And Partner - c.1810s.

 

Description:
Antique Japanese color woodblock Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849). Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c. late 1810s. Size: 10 1/5" x 8 1/4" inches. Fine impression, color and very good condition. Some minor staining, soiling, some very tiny holes, marks and flaws. Wonderful printing details such as gauffrage and metallic pigments are added.

A peasant girl and country lad have an erotic encounter during their labour.

 

p1975  -  575  -  US$   Currency Converter.  Contact Info

Shunga - Katsushika Hokusai - Unwilling Woman - c.1810s.

Shunga - Katsushika Hokusai - Unwilling Woman - c.1810s.

 

Description:
Antique Japanese color woodblock Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849). Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c. late 1810s. Size: 10 1/4" x 8 1/4" inches. Fine impression, color and very good condition. Some minor staining, soiling, some very tiny holes, marks and flaws. Wonderful printing details such as gauffrage and metallic pigments are added.

A man with a crew cut hairstyle is forcing himself upon his wife while she was reading a book and smoking a pipe a moment before.

 

p1976  -  550  -  US$   Currency Converter.  Contact Info

Shunga - Katsushika Hokusai - Supporting Woman - c.1810s.

Shunga - Katsushika Hokusai - Supporting Woman - c.1810s.

 

Description:
Antique Japanese color woodblock Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849). Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c. late 1810s. Size: 10 1/3" x 8 1/4" inches. Fine impression, color and very good condition. Some minor staining, soiling, some very tiny holes, marks and flaws. Wonderful printing details such as gauffrage and metallic pigments are added.

A woman gives her husband a helping hand while he's trying to penetrate her from behind.

 

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Shunga - Katsushika Hokusai - Melancholic Courtesan - c.1810s.

Description:
Antique Japanese color woodblock Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849). Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c. late 1810s. Size: 5 1/2" x 8 1/3" inches. Fine impression, color and very good condition. Some minor staining, soiling, some tiny holes, marks and flaws. Wonderful printing details such as gauffrage and metallic pigments are added.

A moving scene depicting a contemplative courtesan. Her shaved eyebrows were a custom at that time and it was considered to make women attractive. Although some believe it was to hide their natural expression. The courtean's lower lip has been applied with beni, a material extracted from flowers that looks green when it's dry but turns shining red when water is applied to it.

 

p1978  -  450  -  US$   Currency Converter.  Contact Info

Shunga - Katsushika Hokusai - Vulva Close Up - c.1810s.

Shunga - Katsushika Hokusai - Vulva Close Up - c.1810s.

Description:
Antique Japanese color woodblock Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849). Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c. late 1810s. Size: 5 1/2" x 8 1/3" inches. Fine impression, color and very good condition. Some minor staining, soiling, some very tiny holes, marks and flaws. Wonderful printing details such as gauffrage and metallic pigments are added.

Wonderful design showing an anatomical detail of the vulva.

 


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