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Utagawa Kunisada   歌川国貞  ( 1786 -1864 )

Shunga   p3400 ~ p3416.

 

 

 

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Shunga – Kunisada – Mosquito Net – c.1839.

Shunga – Kunisada – Mosquito Net – c.1839.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock by Utagawa Kunisada (1786–1865). Shunga (Erotic picture).
Date: c.1839. Size: 10 3/4” x 8 2/3” inches. Series: ‘Shunjō nikubusuma’. Text by Engōbo Tsukinari, pseudonym of Utei Enba II (1792-1862), illustrations by Bukiyō Matabei, a pseudonym of Utagawa Kunisada. Fine impression (with excellent use of gauffrage and metallic pigments), very good color and condition. Minor wear and soiling, marks and flaws but overall in a very nice state!

“A great design with the image completely dominated by the mosquito-net. During a sultry summer day a completely naked couple is making love against the will of their crying infant.”

 

 

p3401  -  €685   -  US$ >  Currency Converter.      Contact Info >

Shunga – Kunisada – Top Floor Room – c.1839.

Shunga – Kunisada – Top Floor Room – c.1839.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock by Utagawa Kunisada (1786–1865). Shunga (Erotic picture).
Date: c.1839. Size: 10 3/4” x 8 2/3” inches. Series: ‘Shunjō nikubusuma’. Text by Engōbo Tsukinari, pseudonym of Utei Enba II (1792-1862), illustrations by Bukiyō Matabei, a pseudonym of Utagawa Kunisada. Fine impression (with excellent use of gauffrage and metallic pigments), very good color and condition. Minor wear and soiling, marks and flaws but overall in a very nice state!

“A late night encounter of a mysterious (both faces are not visible) intimate couple who are making love on the top floor of the house.”

 

 

p3402  -  €725   -  US$ >  Currency Converter.      Contact Info >

Shunga – Kunisada – Naked Couple – c.1839.

Shunga – Kunisada – Naked Couple – c.1839.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock by Utagawa Kunisada (1786–1865). Shunga (Erotic picture).
Date: c.1839. Size: 10 3/4” x 8 2/3” inches. Series: ‘Shunjō nikubusuma’. Text by Engōbo Tsukinari, pseudonym of Utei Enba II (1792-1862), illustrations by Bukiyō Matabei, a pseudonym of Utagawa Kunisada. Fine impression (with excellent use of gauffrage and metallic pigments), very good color and condition. Minor wear and soiling, marks and flaws but overall in a very nice state!

“A butt-naked couple is having an energetic intimate exchange.”

 

 

p3403  -  €685   -  US$ >  Currency Converter.      Contact Info >

Shunga – Kunisada – Exposure – c.1839.

Shunga – Kunisada – Exposure – c.1839.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock by Utagawa Kunisada (1786–1865). Shunga (Erotic picture).
Date: c.1839. Size: 10 3/4” x 8 2/3” inches. Series: ‘Shunjō nikubusuma’. Text by Engōbo Tsukinari, pseudonym of Utei Enba II (1792-1862), illustrations by Bukiyō Matabei, a pseudonym of Utagawa Kunisada. Fine impression (with excellent use of gauffrage and metallic pigments), very good color and condition. Minor wear and soiling, marks and flaws but overall in a very nice state!

“In a darkend room an ugly man is making love to a beautiful young courtesan. They are caught by a masked intruder (probably a thief) who has opened the door and shines upon them with a lantern.”

 

 

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Shunga – Kunisada – On Top – c.1839.

Shunga – Kunisada – On Top – c.1839.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock by Utagawa Kunisada (1786–1865). Shunga (Erotic picture).
Date: c.1839. Size: 10 3/4” x 8 2/3” inches. Series: ‘Shunjō nikubusuma’. Text by Engōbo Tsukinari, pseudonym of Utei Enba II (1792-1862), illustrations by Bukiyō Matabei, a pseudonym of Utagawa Kunisada. Fine impression (with excellent use of gauffrage and metallic pigments), very good color and condition. Minor wear and soiling, marks and flaws but overall in a very nice state!

“A well-known (often copied) design featuring a woman sitting on top of her male lover while passionately holding on to his arm. The folding screen in the back features a village near a stream.”

 

 

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Shunga – Kunisada – Secret Encounter – c.1839.

Shunga – Kunisada – Secret Encounter – c.1839.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock by Utagawa Kunisada (1786–1865). Shunga (Erotic picture).
Date: c.1839. Size: 10 3/4” x 8 2/3” inches. Series: ‘Shunjō nikubusuma’. Text by Engōbo Tsukinari, pseudonym of Utei Enba II (1792-1862), illustrations by Bukiyō Matabei, a pseudonym of Utagawa Kunisada. Fine impression (with excellent use of gauffrage and metallic pigments), very good color and condition. Minor wear and soiling, marks and flaws but overall in a very nice state!

“A humorous design displaying the secret encounter of a young couple near a fence while a mentally disabled man is looking into a water well on the right side of the image.”

 

 

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Shunga – Kunisada – Dinner – c.1839.

Shunga – Kunisada – Dinner – c.1839.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock by Utagawa Kunisada (1786–1865). Shunga (Erotic picture).
Date: c.1839. Size: 10 3/4” x 8 2/3” inches. Series: ‘Shunjō nikubusuma’. Text by Engōbo Tsukinari, pseudonym of Utei Enba II (1792-1862), illustrations by Bukiyō Matabei, a pseudonym of Utagawa Kunisada. Fine impression (with excellent use of gauffrage and metallic pigments), very good color and condition. Minor wear and soiling, marks and flaws but overall in a very nice state!

“Atmospheric scene depicting an eating couple. In the background a young clerk is bringing the tea.”

 

 

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Shunga – Kunisada – Near The River – c.1839.

Shunga – Kunisada – Near The River – c.1839.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock by Utagawa Kunisada (1786–1865). Shunga (Erotic picture).
Date: c.1839. Size: 10 3/4” x 8 2/3” inches. Series: ‘Shunjō nikubusuma’. Text by Engōbo Tsukinari, pseudonym of Utei Enba II (1792-1862), illustrations by Bukiyō Matabei, a pseudonym of Utagawa Kunisada. Fine impression (with excellent use of gauffrage and metallic pigments), very good color and condition. Minor wear and soiling, marks and flaws but overall in a very nice state !

“A magnificent shunga that portrays a couple in the open-air on a riverbank sitting on a red blanket. 
The countless tissues surround them are an indication of their insistent lust. The sword in the background betrays the man’s samurai heritage.”

 

 

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Shunga – Kunisada – Vaginal Stimulation – c.1839.

Shunga – Kunisada – Vaginal Stimulation – c.1839.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock by Utagawa Kunisada (1786–1865). Shunga (Erotic picture).
Date: c.1839. Size: 10 3/4” x 8 2/3” inches. Series: ‘Shunjō nikubusuma’. Text by Engōbo Tsukinari, pseudonym of Utei Enba II (1792-1862), illustrations by Bukiyō Matabei, a pseudonym of Utagawa Kunisada. Fine impression (with excellent use of gauffrage and metallic pigments), very good color and condition. Minor wear and soiling, marks and flaws but overall in a very nice state !

“A male is stimulating his lover’s private parts while he already is prepared for the act. The image also gives a nice perspective view of the activities in the background.”

 

 

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Shunga – Kunisada – Tight Embrace – c.1839.

Shunga – Kunisada – Tight Embrace – c.1839.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock by Utagawa Kunisada (1786–1865). Shunga (Erotic picture).
Date: c.1839. Size: 10 3/4” x 8 2/3” inches. Series: ‘Shunjō nikubusuma’. Text by Engōbo Tsukinari, pseudonym of Utei Enba II (1792-1862), illustrations by Bukiyō Matabei, a pseudonym of Utagawa Kunisada. Fine impression (with excellent use of gauffrage and metallic pigments), very good color and condition. Minor wear and soiling, marks and flaws but overall in a very nice state !

“Classic erotic design by Kunisada of a couple in a tight embrace. Their impatience is emphasized by the comb with remnants of hair lying on the floor.”

 

 

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Shunga – Kunisada – Yoshiwara Visitors – c.1839.

Shunga – Kunisada – Yoshiwara Visitors – c.1839.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock by Utagawa Kunisada (1786–1865). Shunga (Erotic picture).
Date: c.1839. Size: 10 3/4” x 8 2/3” inches. Series: ‘Shunjō nikubusuma’. Text by Engōbo Tsukinari, pseudonym of Utei Enba II (1792-1862), illustrations by Bukiyō Matabei, a pseudonym of Utagawa Kunisada. Fine impression (with excellent use of gauffrage and metallic pigments), very good color and condition. Minor wear and soiling, marks and flaws but overall in a very nice state !

“A group of Yoshiwara visitors with among them a courtesan encounter two self-conscious males who are about to leave the brothel section.”

 

 

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Shunga – Kunisada – Brothel Rooms – c.1839.

Shunga – Kunisada – Brothel Rooms – c.1839.

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Description:

Origial antique Japanese color woodblock by Utagawa Kunisada (1786–1865). Shunga (Erotic picture).
Date: c.1839. Size: 10 3/4” x 8 2/3” inches. Series: ‘Shunjō nikubusuma’. Text by Engōbo Tsukinari, pseudonym of Utei Enba II (1792-1862), illustrations by Bukiyō Matabei, a pseudonym of Utagawa Kunisada. Fine impression (with excellent use of gauffrage and metallic pigments), very good color and condition. Minor wear and soiling, marks and flaws but overall in a very nice state !

“A striking and insightful shunga print featuring three seperate rooms in a brothel. In the doorway of the room in the middle, a proud visitor tells his sleepy colleague about his erotic encounter. In the room on the far left a third visitor is still in the middle of his one.”

 

 

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Shunga – Kunisada – Pleasure Boat – c.1839.

Shunga – Kunisada – Pleasure Boat – c.1839.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock by Utagawa Kunisada (1786–1865). Shunga (Erotic picture).
Date: c.1839. Size: 10 3/4” x 8 2/3” inches. Series: ‘Shunjō nikubusuma’. Text by Engōbo Tsukinari, pseudonym of Utei Enba II (1792-1862), illustrations by Bukiyō Matabei, a pseudonym of Utagawa Kunisada. Fine impression (with excellent use of gauffrage and metallic pigments), very good color and condition. Minor wear and soiling, marks and flaws but overall in a very nice state !

“After their dinner on a pleasure boat a courtesan and her client are considering having sex.”

 

 

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Shunga – Kunisada – Anatomical Close-Up – c.1839.

Shunga – Kunisada – Anatomical Close-Up – c.1839.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock by Utagawa Kunisada (1786–1865). Shunga (Erotic picture).
Date: c.1839. Size: 6” x 8 3/4” inches. Series: ‘Shunjō nikubusuma’. Text by Engōbo Tsukinari,
pseudonym of Utei Enba II (1792-1862), illustrations by Bukiyō Matabei, a pseudonym of Utagawa Kunisada.
Fine impression (with excellent use of gauffrage and metallic pigments), very good color and condition.
Minor wear and soiling, marks and flaws but overall in a very nice state !

“A very rare anatomical design with a striking composition. The image has been deliberately divided in four parts, the female genitalia, the red undergarment, the two holding hands and the blue patterned kimono.”

 

 

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Shunga – Kunisada – Vulva Close-Up – Vaginal Stimulation – c.1839.

Shunga – Kunisada – Vulva Close-Up – Vaginal Stimulation – c.1839.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock by Utagawa Kunisada (1786–1865). Shunga (Erotic picture).
Date: c.1839. Size: 6” x 8 3/4” inches. Series: ‘Shunjō nikubusuma’. Text by Engōbo Tsukinari,
pseudonym of Utei Enba II (1792-1862), illustrations by Bukiyō Matabei, a pseudonym of Utagawa Kunisada.
Fine impression (with excellent use of gauffrage and metallic pigments), very good color and condition.
Minor wear and soiling, marks and flaws but overall in a very nice state !

“A nice anatomical erotic design featuring a close-up of vaginal stimulation.”

 

 

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Shunga – Kunisada – Lovebirds – c.1839.

Shunga – Kunisada – Lovebirds – c.1839.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock by Utagawa Kunisada (1786–1865). Shunga (Erotic picture).
Date: c.1839. Size: 6” x 8 3/4” inches. Series: ‘Shunjō nikubusuma’. Text by Engōbo Tsukinari,
pseudonym of Utei Enba II (1792-1862), illustrations by Bukiyō Matabei, a pseudonym of Utagawa Kunisada.
Fine impression (with excellent use of gauffrage and metallic pigments), very good color and condition.
Minor wear and soiling, marks and flaws but overall in a very nice state !

“A superb close-up portrait (okubi-e) of an enamored woman embracing her lover.”

 

 

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Shunga – Kunisada – Young Lovers – c.1839.

Shunga – Kunisada – Young Lovers – c.1839.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock by Utagawa Kunisada (1786–1865). Shunga (Erotic picture).
Date: c.1839. Size: 6” x 8 3/4” inches. Series: ‘Shunjō nikubusuma’. Text by Engōbo Tsukinari,
pseudonym of Utei Enba II (1792-1862), illustrations by Bukiyō Matabei, a pseudonym of Utagawa Kunisada.
Fine impression (with excellent use of gauffrage and metallic pigments), very good color and condition. 
Minor wear and soiling, marks and flaws but overall in a very nice state !

“An atmospheric okubi-e portrait of a young amorous couple standing underneath a cherry blossom tree.”

 

 


 

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