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Utagawa Kuniyoshi   歌川 国芳    (1797~1861)

Shunga p3635 ~ p3648.

 

 

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Shunga – Kuniyoshi – Tattooed Villain – c.1840.

Shunga – Kuniyoshi – Tattooed Villain – c.1840.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock by Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797–1861). Shunga (Erotic picture).
Date: c.1840. Size: 11 1/8” x 8 3/4” inches. Series: ‘The Flower’s Smile (Hana no egao).’ Very good 
impression, color and near fine condition. Minor marks and flaws only otherwise very nice condition !

“Famous often copied design featuring an intimate couple who are distracted by something outside. Kuniyoshi paid a lot of attention to the details of the giant tattoo on the back of the male.”

This Kuniyoshi series was a very popular edition and was reproduced several times. Striking is the absence of text within the image. The original series from 1840 is a rare find nowadays !

 

 

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Shunga – Kuniyoshi – Shamisen – c.1840.

Shunga – Kuniyoshi – Shamisen – c.1840.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock by Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797–1861). Shunga (Erotic picture). 
Date: c.1840. Size: 11 1/8” x 8 3/4” inches. Series: ‘The Flower’s Smile (Hana no egao).’ Very good 
impression, color and near fine condition. Minor marks and flaws only otherwise very nice condition !

“A courtesan has interrupted her musical activities (put aside her shamisen) while her client is stimulating her private parts using his fingers. A shamisen is a tree-stringed musical instrument often used by courtesans to entertain their clients.”

 

 

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Shunga – Kuniyoshi – Seducing Oiran With Back Teeth – c.1840.

Shunga – Kuniyoshi – Seducing Oiran With Back Teeth – c.1840.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock by Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797–1861). Shunga (Erotic picture). 
Date: c.1840. Size: 11 1/8” x 8 3/4” inches. Series: ‘The Flower’s Smile (Hana no egao).’ Very good 
impression, color and near fine condition. Minor marks and flaws only otherwise very nice condition !

“An oiran (high-class courtesan), recognizable by her striking hair-pins and her blackened teeth (ohaguro), is successfully seducing her client. In front of them stands a.bronze kettle with Foo dog-shaped legs.”

 

 

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Shunga – Kuniyoshi – Passionate Kiss – c.1840.

Shunga – Kuniyoshi – Passionate Kiss – c.1840.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock by Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797–1861). Shunga (Erotic picture). 
Date: c.1840. Size: 11 1/8” x 8 3/4” inches. Series: ‘The Flower’s Smile (Hana no egao).’ Very good 
impression, color and near fine condition. Minor marks and flaws only otherwise very nice condition !

“An amorous couple is kissing passionately during their love-making

 

 

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Shunga – Kuniyoshi – Hot Summer Afternoon – c.1840.

Shunga – Kuniyoshi – Hot Summer Afternoon – c.1840.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock by Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797–1861). Shunga (Erotic picture). 
Date: c.1840. Size: 11 1/8” x 8 3/4” inches. Series: ‘The Flower’s Smile (Hana no egao).’ Very good 
impression, color and near fine condition. Minor marks and flaws only otherwise very nice condition !

“During a hot summer afternoon a high-class courtesan holding a fan is amusing herself with a client.”

 

 

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Shunga – Kuniyoshi – Impulsive Desire – c.1840.

Shunga – Kuniyoshi – Impulsive Desire – c.1840.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock by Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797–1861). Shunga (Erotic picture). 
Date: c.1840. Size: 11 1/8” x 8 3/4” inches. Series: ‘The Flower’s Smile (Hana no egao).’ Very good 
impression, color and near fine condition. Minor marks and flaws only otherwise very nice condition !

“A married man is having intercourse with his partner. Their impulsive desire is accentuated by the fallen pillow besides their heads.”

 

 

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Shunga – Kuniyoshi – Wild Passion – c.1840.

Shunga – Kuniyoshi – Wild Passion – c.1840.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock by Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797–1861). Shunga (Erotic picture). 
Date: c.1840. Size: 11 1/8” x 8 3/4” inches. Series: ‘The Flower’s Smile (Hana no egao).’ Very good 
impression, color and near fine condition. Minor marks and flaws only otherwise very nice condition !

“An almost completely naked couple is pasionately making love during a summer night. Their insatiability is emphasized by the crumpled tissues surrounding them.and their wild passion by the mosquito-net which has been fallen down.”

 

 

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Shunga – Kuniyoshi – Threesome – Winged Costumes – Bugaku Dance – c.1840.

Shunga – Kuniyoshi – Threesome – Winged Costumes – Bugaku Dance – c.1840.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock by Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797–1861). Shunga (Erotic picture). 
Date: c.1840. Size: 11 1/8” x 8 3/4” inches. Series: ‘The Flower’s Smile (Hana no egao).’ Very good 
impression, color and near fine condition. Minor marks and flaws only otherwise very nice condition !

“A young brothel visitor is entertaining himself with two young courtesans. One of them is pouring in sake while he skilfully uses his foot to explore her private area. The huge folding screen behind them features males wearing Karyoubinga’s winged costumes performing the Bugaku dance (a Japanese traditional dance). Striking in this print is the extensive use of gold metallic pigments.”

 

 

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Shunga – Kuniyoshi – Laughing Hotei – c.1840.

Shunga – Kuniyoshi – Laughing Hotei – c.1840.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock by Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797–1861). Shunga (Erotic picture). 
Date: c.1840. Size: 11 1/8” x 8 3/4” inches. Series: ‘The Flower’s Smile (Hana no egao).’ Very good 
impression, color and near fine condition. Minor marks and flaws only otherwise very nice condition !

“After dinner a male takes the initiative and penetrates his partner. The screen behind them portrays the God of fortune Hotei who seems to observe their activities.

 

 

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Shunga – Kuniyoshi – Shunga Books – c.1840.

Shunga – Kuniyoshi – Shunga Books – c.1840.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock by Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797–1861). Shunga (Erotic picture). 
Date: c.1840. Size: 11 1/8” x 8 3/4” inches. Series: ‘The Flower’s Smile (Hana no egao).’ Very good 
impression, color and near fine condition. Minor marks and flaws only otherwise very nice condition !

“A non-explicit scene featuring a male client who is trying to persuade a courtesan to get intimate.”

 

 

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Shunga – Kuniyoshi – Orgasmic Female Lover – c.1840.

Shunga – Kuniyoshi – Orgasmic Female Lover – c.1840.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock by Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797–1861). Shunga (Erotic picture). 
Date: c.1840. Size: 11 1/8” x 8 3/4” inches. Series: ‘The Flower’s Smile (Hana no egao).’ Very good 
impression, color and near fine condition. Minor marks and flaws only otherwise very nice condition !

“A male interrupts the penetration of his female lover while she is enjoying an orgasmic moment. The stream depicted on the screen in the background refers to fertitlity and purity.”

 

 

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Shunga – Kuniyoshi – Insatiable Pregnant Lady – c.1840.

Shunga – Kuniyoshi – Insatiable Pregnant Lady – c.1840.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock by Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797–1861). Shunga (Erotic picture). 
Date: c.1840. Size: 11 1/8” x 8 3/4” inches. Series: ‘The Flower’s Smile (Hana no egao).’ Very good 
impression, color and near fine condition. Minor marks and flaws only otherwise very nice condition !

“A nice design featuring a pregnant with a voracious sexual appetite (look for the used tissues surrounding them!). Striking is her bent neck which expresses her total ectacy.”

 

 

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Shunga – Kuniyoshi – Bamboo Twig And Bird – c.1840.

Shunga – Kuniyoshi – Bamboo Twig And Bird – c.1840.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock by Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797–1861). Shunga (Erotic picture). 
Date: c.1840. Size: 5 4/5” x 8 2/5” inches. Series: ‘The Flower’s Smile (Hana no egao).’ Publisher’s stamp 
(right upper corner). Very good impression, color and near fine condition. Minor marks and flaws only 
otherwise very nice condition !

“Classical image of a bamboo twig and bird.”

 

 

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Shunga – Kuniyoshi – Lantern And Umbrella – c.1840.

Shunga – Kuniyoshi – Lantern And Umbrella – c.1840.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock by Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797–1861). Shunga (Erotic picture). 
Date: c.1840. Size: 6” x 8 3/4” inches. Series: ‘The Flower’s Smile (Hana no egao).’ Publisher’s stamp 
(right upper corner). Very good impression, color and near fine condition. Minor marks and flaws only 
otherwise very nice condition !

“Peaceful image of a Japanese lantern and a closed umbrella.”

 

 


 

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