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Utagawa Kuniyasu  歌川邦康   ( 1794~1832 )   p2385 ~ p2391.

 

 


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Very Rare Shunga – Kuniyasu – Sex Starved Females On The Rocks – c.1830.

 

Utagawa Kuniyasu ( 1794~1832 ).

Very Rare Shunga – Kuniyasu – Sex Starved Females On The Rocks – c.1830.
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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock print by Utagawa Kuniyasu (1794~1832).
Shunga
(Spring picture). Date: c.1830.
Size: 8” x 6 4/5” inches.  
Series: “Koi no minato nyogo no shima da.”
Fine impression, color and condition.Minor wrinkling, marks and flaws only.

“A superb scene featuring what seems to be at first sight the ultimate male fantasy of an island populated by solely sex-starved women. But in his essay The Demonology and Eroticisme: Islands of Women in the Japanese Buddhist Imagination D. Max Moerman states that these kind of pictures are influenced by a Japanese Buddhist fantasy in which women could create children by revealing their genitals to the south wind.”

Reference: p.390 (Fig.10) in Japanese Erotic Art, The Hidden World of Shunga by Ofer Shagan.

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p2386  -  €350   -  US$
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Shunga – Kuniyasu – Orgy On The Beach – c.1830.

 

Utagawa Kuniyasu ( 1794~1832 ).

Shunga – Kuniyasu – Orgy On The Beach – c.1830.
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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock print by Utagawa Kuniyasu (1794–1832). 
Shunga
(Spring picture). Date: c.1830. Size: 8” x 6 4/5” inches. 
Series: “Koi no minato nyogo no shima da.”
Fine impression, color and condition. Minor wrinkling, marks and flaws only.

“A lovely fantasy scene with a man involved with three women near a beach. Look for the meticulously designed dresses of the females !”

 

 


p2387  -  €250   -  US$
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Shunga – Kuniyasu – River Bank – c.1830.

 

Utagawa Kuniyasu ( 1794~1832 ).

Shunga – Kuniyasu – River Bank – c.1830.
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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock print by Utagawa Kuniyasu (1794–1832). 
Shunga
(Spring picture). Date: c.1830. Size: 8 1/5” x 6 4/5” inches. 
Series: “Koi no minato nyogo no shima da.”
Fine impression, color and condition. Minor wrinkling, marks and flaws only.

“Some male passers-by approach a lady while two other females sitting in a boat watch curiously. Highly detailed bokashi and gauffrage details to the faces !

 

 


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Shunga – Kuniyasu – Forlorn Lovers – c.1830.

 

Utagawa Kuniyasu ( 1794~1832 ).


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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock print by Utagawa Kuniyasu (1794–1832). 
Shunga
(Spring picture). Date: c.1830. Size: 8” x 6 4/5” inches. 
Series: “Koi no minato nyogo no shima da.”
Fine impression, color and condition. Minor wrinkling, marks and flaws only.

“A striking scene with two women in a desperate state sitting on a river bank. Look for the flying geese in the background !

 

 


p2389  -  €300   -  US$
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Shunga – Kuniyasu – Woman With Scepter – c.1830.

 

Utagawa Kuniyasu ( 1794~1832 ).

Shunga – Kuniyasu – Woman With Scepter – c.1830.
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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock print by Utagawa Kuniyasu (1794–1832). 
Shunga
(Spring picture). Date: c.1830. Size: 8” x 6 4/5” inches. 
Series: “Koi no minato nyogo no shima da.”
Fine impression, color and condition. Minor wrinkling, marks and flaws only.

“A delightful scene of a gathering of several travellers. There´s a subtle erotic undertone in the display of a nipple of the lady with the scepter standing on the right .

 

 


p2390  -  €115   -  US$
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Shunga – Kuniyasu – Shells – c.1830.

 

Utagawa Kuniyasu ( 1794~1832 ).

Shunga – Kuniyasu – Shells – c.1830.
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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock print by Utagawa Kuniyasu (1794–1832). 
Shunga
(Spring picture). Date: c.1830. Size: 4” x 7” inches. 
Series: “Koi no minato nyogo no shima da.”
Fine impression, color and condition. Minor wrinkling, marks and flaws only.

“A scarce frontispiece scene featuring shells on a beach. The speech balloon (speech bubble) coming out of the biggest shell displays the title of the book.

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p2391  -  €385   -  US$
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Rare Toy Print – Kuniyasu – Funny Boat Scene – c.1830.

 

Rare Toy Print – Kuniyasu – Funny Boat Scene – c.1830.
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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock print by Utagawa Kuniyasu (1794–1832). 
Shunga
(Spring picture). Date: c.1830. Size: 4 2/5” x 6 4/5” inches. 
Series: “Koi no minato nyogo no shima da.”
Fine impression, color and condition. Minor wrinkling, marks and flaws only.

“A rather unusual shikake-e (toy print) sequence scene. At first the scene features a calm image with a boat on the dock while the second features three men sitting in the boat at rough sea.

Rare piece, because usually toy prints have a stronger or explicit erotic undertone !

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