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Utagawa Kuniyoshi   歌川 国芳    (1797~1861)

Shunga p4032 ~ p4036.

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Rare Utagawa Kuniyoshi – Giant Toad, Snail And Snake – c.1836.

Rare Utagawa Kuniyoshi – Giant Toad, Snail And Snake – c.1836.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock print by Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861). Shunga (Erotic print).
Date: c.1836. Size: 3 3/4” x 5 1/5” inches. From the series: ‘Ghost Stories: Night Procession of the Hundred
Demons (Kaidan hyakki yagyτ)’
Fine impression (excellent gauffrage and pigment details), color and condition.

“Jiraiya was a gallant robber (some kind of Robin Hood) who stole from the rich and gave to the poor. In one of the stories he goes for a walk in Mt. Myoko and rescues a giant toad from a serpent. This toad ends up being a wise immortal who lived in the mountain. He teaches Jiraiya toad magic, which allows him to do many absurd deeds including metamorphosing into a giant toad.“

A rare treat !

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p4033  -  €     -  US$ >  Currency Converter.      Contact Info >

Rare Utagawa Kuniyoshi – Genital Mountains – c.1836.

Rare Utagawa Kuniyoshi – Genital Mountains – c.1836.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock print by Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861). Shunga (Erotic print).
Date: c.1836. Size: 3 3/4” x 5 1/5” inches. From the series: ‘Ghost Stories: Night Procession of the Hundred
Demons (Kaidan hyakki yagyτ)’
Fine impression (excellent gauffrage and pigment details), color and condition.

“A traveller holding a walking stick standing underneath a dripping vagina-shaped mountain cliff.“

Rare piece !

 

 

p4034  -  €985   -  US$ >  Currency Converter.      Contact Info >

Rare Utagawa Kuniyoshi – Actor With Vulva-Shaped Mouth – c.1836.

Rare Utagawa Kuniyoshi – Actor With Vulva-Shaped Mouth – c.1836.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock print by Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861). Shunga (Erotic print).
Date: c.1836. Size: 3 3/4” x 5 1/5” inches. From the series: ‘Ghost Stories: Night Procession of the Hundred
Demons (Kaidan hyakki yagyτ)’
Fine impression (excellent gauffrage and pigment details), color and condition.

“A rare shunga featuring some kind of parody on a kabuki play with the actor sticking his fingers in his vulva-shaped mouth.“

Rare shunga design !

 

 

p4035  -  €1150   -  US$ >  Currency Converter.      Contact Info >

Very Rare Utagawa Kuniyoshi – Winged Spirit – c.1836. 

Very Rare Utagawa Kuniyoshi – Winged Spirit – c.1836.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock print by Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861). Shunga (Erotic print).
Date: c.1836. Size: 3 3/4” x 5 1/5” inches. From the series: ‘Ghost Stories: Night Procession of the Hundred
Demons (Kaidan hyakki yagyτ)’
Fine impression (excellent gauffrage and pigment details), color and condition.

“Hilarious design portraying the appearance of a winged-spirit with a vulva-shaped face carrying a phallus-shaped baby during heavy rain. The ghost scares the living daylights out of a pilgrim. The latter wears a giant sugegasa (conical hat) to protect against the rain. The foxfire (kitsune) indicates the presence of a fox spirit.“

Extremely rare !

 

 

p4036  -  €1150   -  US$ >  Currency Converter.      Contact Info >

Very Rare Utagawa Kuniyoshi – Tortured Female Lover – c.1836.

Very Rare Utagawa Kuniyoshi – Tortured Female Lover – c.1836.

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Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock print by Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861). Shunga (Erotic print).
Date: c.1836. Size: 3 3/4” x 5 1/5” inches. From the series: ‘Ghost Stories: Night Procession of the Hundred
Demons (Kaidan hyakki yagyτ)’
Fine impression (excellent gauffrage and pigment details), color
and condition.

“Bizarre parody on a kabuki play with the phallus-faced protagonist asking the gods to bring into being the portrait of his tortured female lover.“

Very rare !

> Click HERE  to check out the complete magnificent series...!!!

 

 


 

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