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Keisai Eisen  渓斎 英泉  (1790 ~ 1848)    p2368 ~ p2382.

 

 

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Erotic Print – Keisai Eisen – Dream Scene – c.1822.

 

Erotic Print – Keisai Eisen – Dream Scene – c.1822.
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Original antique Japanese color woodblock print by Keisai Eisen (1790–1848). Shunga (Spring picture).
Date: c.1822. Size: 9 1/2” x 8” inches. Series:' Makura Bunko (Pillow Library)'. Fine impression, color and condition. Minor marks and flaws only otherwise in a wonderful condition. Magnificent use of metallic printing and embossing. Nicely executed 'bokashi' (red pigment) shading.

“A magnificent Eisen design of a fantasy nightscene featuring two intimate couples in the setting divided by a cloud. An image with beautiful hues of blue.

The designs in this enpon (a book portraying secret affairs) give a detailed explanation on the sex organs which adds an academic flavor. Enpon were not only published for men's pleasure but also to educate inexperienced young women, who were about to be married, to learn how to handle their future sex life.

This series is also in the collections of the following museums The British Museum and The Honolulu Museum of Art.

 

 

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Erotic Print – Keisai Eisen – Aphrodisiac Spices – c.1822.

 

Erotic Print – Keisai Eisen – Aphrodisiac Spices – c.1822.
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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock print by Keisai Eisen (1790–1848). Shunga (Spring picture).
Date: c.1822. Size: 9 1/2” x 8” inches. Series:' Makura Bunko (Pillow Library)'. Fine impression, color and condition. Minor marks and flaws only otherwise in a wonderful condition. Magnificent use of metallic printing and embossing. Nicely executed 'bokashi' (red pigment) shading.

“Two couples making love in the open-air. 
The smoke comes from a kettle cooking some kind of aphrodisiac spices.”

 

 

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Erotic Print – Keisai Eisen – Fertile Woman On The Beach – c.1822.

 

Erotic Print – Keisai Eisen – Fertile Woman On The Beach – c.1822.
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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock print by Keisai Eisen (1790–1848). Shunga (Spring picture).
Date: c.1822. Size: 9 1/2” x 8” inches. Series:' Makura Bunko (Pillow Library)'.

Title: 'Conception by the South Wind ''. Fine impression, color and condition. Minor marks and flaws only otherwise in a wonderful condition. Nicely executed 'bokashi' (red pigment) shading.

“A captivating design from Eisen's famous sex manual series portraying the Conception by the South Wind, influenced by a Japanese Buddhist dream fantasy in which children could be conceived when women exposed their vulva to the south wind.

Quote on this design: “...Pictures just such a moment with one of the islanders reclining on the rocks, her robes raised and her legs parted, as she enjoys the pleasures of the southern breeze". (D. Max Moerman)

References:  
p.374 (fig.12) in 'Japanese Journal of Religious Studies' in the essay: 'Demonology and Eroticism: Islands of Women in the Japanese Buddhist Imagination' by D. Max Moerman.
p.92 (Ill.110) in 'Strangers in Paradise: the Foreign Image in Japanese Art & Shunga' by R. Lane.

 

 

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Erotic Print – Keisai Eisen – Male And Female Mountain – Wagtail – c.1822.

 

Erotic Print – Keisai Eisen – Male And Female Mountain – Wagtail – c.1822.
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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock print by Keisai Eisen (1790–1848). Shunga (Spring picture).
Date: c.1822. Size: 9 1/2” x 8” inches. Series:' Makura Bunko (Pillow Library)'.

Title: 'Gods on the Floating Bridge of Heaven Watch a Wagtail '. Fine impression, color and condition. Minor marks and flaws only otherwise in a wonderful condition. Magnificent use of metallic printing and embossing. Nicely executed 'bokashi' (red pigment) shading.

On this design: “...Eisen suggested this at the front of his massive pornographic compilation, the Pillow Library (Makuro Bunko), where the gods clasp each other on the bank of clouds, wagtail already to the left as Izanagi points his spear (Ill.134); two elemental peaks called Male Mountain and Female Mountain rise behind".

Reference: 
p.265 (Ill.134) in 'Sex and the Floating World: Erotic Images in Japan 1700-1820' by T. Screech.

 

 

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Erotic Print – Keisai Eisen – Beauty Reflection In Mirror – c.1822.

 

Erotic Print – Keisai Eisen – Beauty Reflection In Mirror – c.1822.
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Original antique Japanese color woodblock print by Keisai Eisen (1790–1848). Shunga (Spring picture).
Date: c.1822. Size: 5 1/3” x 8 1/3” inches. Series:' Makura Bunko (Pillow Library)'. Fine impression, color and condition. Minor marks and flaws only otherwise in a wonderful condition. Magnificent use of metallic printing and embossing. Nicely executed 'bokashi' (red pigment) shading.

“A delicate close–up portrait of a female reflection in a mirror. “

 

 

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Erotic Print – Keisai Eisen – Penetration Close Up – c.1822.

 

Erotic Print – Keisai Eisen – Penetration Close Up – c.1822.
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Original antique Japanese color woodblock print by Keisai Eisen (1790–1848). Shunga (Spring picture).
Date: c.1822. Size: 5 1/3” x 8 1/3” inches. Series:' Makura Bunko (Pillow Library)'. Fine impression, color and condition. Minor marks and flaws only otherwise in a wonderful condition. Magnificent use of metallic printing and embossing. Nicely executed 'bokashi' (red pigment) shading.

“A superbly detailed anatomical close-up design of a penetration.”

 

 

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Erotic Print – Keisai Eisen – Erection Close Up – c.1822.

 

Erotic Print – Keisai Eisen – Erection Close Up – c.1822.
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Original antique Japanese color woodblock print by Keisai Eisen (1790–1848). Shunga (Spring picture).
Date: c.1822. Size: 5 1/3” x 8 1/3” inches. Series:' Makura Bunko (Pillow Library)'. Fine impression, color and condition. Minor marks and flaws only otherwise in a wonderful condition. Magnificent use of metallic printing and embossing. Nicely executed 'bokashi' (red pigment) shading.

“Nice close-up image of an erected penis.”

 

 

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Erotic Print – Keisai Eisen – Comical Coitus Close Up – c.1822.

 

Erotic Print – Keisai Eisen – Comical Coitus Close Up – c.1822.
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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock print by Keisai Eisen (1790–1848). Shunga (Spring picture).
Date: c.1822. Size: 5 1/3” x 8 1/3” inches. Series:' Makura Bunko (Pillow Library)'. Fine impression, color and condition. Minor marks and flaws only otherwise in a wonderful condition. Magnificent use of metallic printing and embossing. Nicely executed 'bokashi' (red pigment) shading.

“Two incredibly detailed close-up scenes featuring anatomical details. The image on the left depicts an embryo encountering an ejaculating penis within the uterus. The embryo in the right image is climbing the erected penis.

This hilarious design betrays Eisen’s sense of humour !

 

 

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Humorous Erotic Print – Keisai Eisen – Copulating During Pregnancy – c.1822.

 

Humorous Erotic Print – Keisai Eisen – Copulating During Pregnancy – c.1822.
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Original antique Japanese color woodblock print by Keisai Eisen (1790–1848). Shunga (Spring picture).
Date: c.1822. Size: 5 1/3” x 8 1/3” inches. Series:' Makura Bunko (Pillow Library)'. Fine impression, color and condition. Minor marks and flaws only otherwise in a wonderful condition. Magnificent use of metallic printing and embossing. Nicely executed 'bokashi' (red pigment) shading.

“A similar design to P2375 with two seperate anatomical scenes. 
An amusing detail can be found in the right image with the fingers tickling the feet of the fetus.

 

 

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Erotic Print – Keisai Eisen – Close Up Various Penises – c.1822.

 

Erotic Print – Keisai Eisen – Close Up Various Penises – c.1822.
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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock print by Keisai Eisen (1790–1848). Shunga (Spring picture).
Date: c.1822. Size: 5 1/3” x 8 1/3” inches. Series:' Makura Bunko (Pillow Library)'. Fine impression, color and condition. Minor marks and flaws only otherwise in a wonderful condition. Magnificent use of metallic printing and embossing. Nicely executed 'bokashi' (red pigment) shading.

“A lovely detailed design featuring four different kinds of penises.”

 

 

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Erotic Print – Keisai Eisen – Close Up Various Vulvas – c.1822.

 

Erotic Print – Keisai Eisen – Close Up Various Vulvas – c.1822.
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Original antique Japanese color woodblock print by Keisai Eisen (1790–1848). Shunga (Spring picture).
Date: c.1822. Size: 5 1/3” x 8 1/3” inches. Series:' Makura Bunko (Pillow Library)'. Fine impression, color and condition. Minor marks and flaws only otherwise in a wonderful condition. Magnificent use of metallic printing and embossing. Nicely executed 'bokashi' (red pigment) shading.

“A variation on P2377 portraying four different kinds of vulva’s.”

 

 

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Erotic Print – Keisai Eisen – Close Up Vulva – c.1822.

 

Erotic Print – Keisai Eisen – Close Up Vulva – c.1822.
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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock print by Keisai Eisen (1790–1848). Shunga (Spring picture).
Date: c.1822. Size: 5 1/3” x 8 1/3” inches. Series:' Makura Bunko (Pillow Library)'. Fine impression, color and condition. Minor marks and flaws only otherwise in a wonderful condition. Magnificent use of metallic printing and embossing. Nicely executed 'bokashi' (red pigment) shading.

“A beautiful anatomical close-up image of a vagina.”

 

 

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Erotic Print – Keisai Eisen – Various Dildos – c.1822. 

 

Erotic Print – Keisai Eisen – Various Dildos – c.1822.
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Original antique Japanese color woodblock print by Keisai Eisen (1790–1848). Shunga (Spring picture).
Date: c.1822. Size: 5 1/3” x 8 1/3” inches. Series:' Makura Bunko (Pillow Library)'. Fine impression, color and condition. Minor marks and flaws only otherwise in a wonderful condition. Magnificent use of metallic printing and embossing. Nicely executed 'bokashi' (red pigment) shading.

“Two wonderful detailed images of a double phallus called tagaigata (left) and harigata (on the right).
Both are made out of tortoiseshell.”

>> Here you can check out an original tortoiseshell harigata (dildo) !

 

 

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Erotic Print – Keisai Eisen – Sex Toys – c.1822.

 

Erotic Print – Keisai Eisen – Sex Toys – c.1822.
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Original antique Japanese color woodblock print by Keisai Eisen (1790–1848). Shunga (Spring picture).
Date: c.1822. Size: 5 1/3” x 8 1/3” inches. Series:' Makura Bunko (Pillow Library)'. Fine impression, color and condition. Minor marks and flaws only otherwise in a wonderful condition. Magnificent use of metallic printing and embossing. Nicely executed 'bokashi' (red pigment) shading.

“Four detailed images of four various sex toys: kujiri (uper left), a rin no wa (upper right), a nigozuiki (below left) and below right a depiction of an azumagata (imitation vulva).”

 

 

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Erotic Print – Keisai Eisen – Sex Toys II – c.1822.

 

Erotic Print – Keisai Eisen – Sex Toys II – c.1822.
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Original antique Japanese color woodblock print by Keisai Eisen (1790–1848). Shunga (Spring picture). 
Date: c.1822. Size: 5 1/3” x 8 1/3” inches. Series:' Makura Bunko (Pillow Library)'. Fine impression, color and condition. Minor marks and flaws only otherwise in a wonderful condition. Magnificent use of metallic printing and embossing. Nicely executed 'bokashi' (red pigment) shading.

“Again, four erotic sex toys with in the upper left corner a kabutokaki, in the upper right corner a rin no tama, a dokata in the below left corner and a ring called namako no wa in the below right corner.”

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