春画  Page 6.

Shunga - Erotic ( Art ) - Japan

Antique  Shunga  Woodblock

Harunobu "Maneemon" Date c.1770.

 

Japan Art    Coevorden   ( The Netherlands )

 Website - Gallery - Start 

>

  AK-Antiek

Contact Info: 

 Phone - Mail - Address etc.

 

 


p879 ~ p893     6-22     Contact Info  >

 

Utagawa Kunisada  歌川国貞 c.1827.

Famous Kunisada - Four Seasons - First Edition - c.1827  Tattooed Man.

> Click on the Picture.

 


p1018   -      -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Kuniyoshi - Rare Shunga - Comic Toy Print - c.1840.

Kuniyoshi - Rare Shunga - Comic Toy Print - c.1840.

  > Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Kuniyoshi (1797-1861). Shunga (Erotic print).
Date: c.1840/'50. Fine impression, colors and very good condition. Size: 10 1/2" x 8 1/4" inches.
Some very minor wear and soiling, marks and flaws otherwise in a very good state ! 
Wonderful use of gauffrage and metallic pigments !

A magnificent and rare toy-print with a very humorous design depicting multi-levelled activities.
Look for the many funny details such as the man holding his nose while the embarrassed 
corpulent woman uses a fan to hide her face ! The black & white cat running down the stairs 
with a fish in his mouth is Kuniyoshi's hidden signature !

Look for the other pictures ('Click Here' button!) to see the changes in the right part of the design !


p1017 - €850  -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Kuniyoshi - Rare Shunga - Toy Print - The Bigamist - c.1840.

Kuniyoshi - Rare Shunga - Toy Print - The Bigamist - c.1840.

  > Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Kuniyoshi (1797-1861). Shunga (Erotic print). 
Date: c.1840/'50. Fine impression, colors and very good condition. Size: 10 1/2" x 8 1/4" inches. 
Some very minor wear and soiling, marks and flaws otherwise in a very good state ! 
Wonderful use of gauffrage and metallic pigments !

A very rare and wonderful toy-print depicting a man making love during daytime and at night with 
various partners. He could be some kind of Casanova, a bigamist or maybe an insatiable 
brothel louse...!

Look for the other pictures ('Click Here' button!) to see the changes in the right part of the design !


p1016 - €575  -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Kuniyoshi - Shunga - Foo Dog - Impatient Man - c.1840.

Kuniyoshi - Shunga - Foo Dog - Impatient Man - c.1840.

  > Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Kuniyoshi (1797-1861). Shunga (Erotic print). 
Date: c.1840/'50. Fine impression, colors and very good condition. Size: 10 1/2" x 8 1/4" inches. 
Some very minor wear and soiling, marks and flaws otherwise in a very good state ! 
Wonderful use of gauffrage and metallic pigments !

An impatient man is sliding his arm underneath the courtisan's kimono. 
In the background in the other room stands a flower pot with Foo-dog shaped legs !


p1015 - €285   -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Kuniyoshi - Shunga - Mountain Village - c.1840.

Kuniyoshi - Shunga - Mountain Village - c.1840.

  > Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Kuniyoshi (1797-1861). Shunga (Erotic print). 
Date: c.1840/'50. Fine impression, colors and very good condition. Size: 10 1/2" x 8 1/4" inches. 
Some very minor wear and soiling, marks and flaws otherwise in a very good state !

A landscape print depicting a mountain village near the sea !


p1014 - €635 -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Kuniyoshi - Comic Shunga - Hotei - c.1840.

Kuniyoshi - Comic Shunga - Hotei - c.1840.

  > Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Kuniyoshi (1797-1861). Shunga (Erotic print). 
Date: c.1840/'50.Fine impression, colors and very good condition. Size: 10 1/2" x 8 1/4" inches. 
Some very minor wear and soiling, marks and flaws otherwise in a very good state ! 
Wonderful use of gauffrage and metallic pigments !

A very amusing design with a couple masturbating each other with in the background a f
olding screen depicting an amused Hotei (God of Contentment and Happiness) pointing his 
finger at the man's genitalia !


p1011 -  -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Kuniyoshi - Shunga - Kuniyoshi Himself - c.1840.

Kuniyoshi - Shunga - Kuniyoshi Himself - c.1840.

  > Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Kuniyoshi (1797-1861). Shunga (Erotic print). 
Date: c.1840/'50. Fine impression, colors and very good condition. Size: 10 1/2" x 8 1/4" inches. 
Some very minor wear and soiling, marks and flaws otherwise in a very good state !

A rare design depicting the master Kuniyoshi himself (with glasses!) inspecting the pages for a 
shungabook with in the background people binding the books together !


p1009 -      -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Kuniyoshi - Shunga - Palanquin Bearer - c.1840.

Kuniyoshi - Shunga - Palanquin Bearer - c.1840.

  > Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Kuniyoshi (1797-1861). Shunga (Erotic print). 
Date: c.1840/'50. Fine impression, colors and very good condition. Size: 10 1/2" x 8 1/4" inches. 
Some very minor wear and soiling, marks and flaws otherwise in a very good state ! 
Wonderful use of gauffrage and metallic pigments !

An aroused palanquin bearer is negotiating about a woman !


p1005 - €385 -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Kuniyoshi - Shunga - Elegant Boatscene - c.1840.

Kuniyoshi - Shunga - Elegant Boatscene - c.1840.

  > Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Kuniyoshi (1797-1861). Shunga (Erotic print). 
Date: c.1840/'50. Fine impression, colors and very good condition. Size: 10 1/2" x 8 1/4" inches. 
Some very minor wear and soiling, marks and flaws otherwise in a very good state ! 
Wonderful use of gauffrage and metallic pigments !

Two couples, one female/male and one female/female related, are leaving their boats. 
The man is still sitting in the boat while handing the lost shoe of his lover !


p1004 -     -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Hiroshige School - Shunga - Shamefaced - c.1850.

Hiroshige School - Shunga - Shamefaced - c.1850.

> Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock attrib. to Hiroshige (1797-1858) or one of his pupils. 
Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c.1850. Very good impression, colors and condition. 
Size: 6 7/8" x 4 1/3" inches. Probably part of a larger composition, some very minor soiling,
 marks and flaws otherwise in a very good state ! Wonderful use of gauffrage and metallic pigments !

A man slides his arm underneath the kimono of his female partner. 
The woman is slightly embarrassed by his actions hiding her face behind her sleeve !


p1003 - €70 -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Hiroshige School - Shunga - Peeking - c.1850.

Hiroshige School - Shunga - Peeking - c.1850.

  > Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock attrib. to Hiroshige (1797-1858) or one of his pupils. 
Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c.1850. Very good impression, colors and condition. 
Size: 6 7/8" x 4 1/3" inches. Some very minor soiling, marks and flaws otherwise in a very good state ! 
Wonderful use of gauffrage and metallic pigments !

A very nice peeking scene !


p1002 - €150 -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Hiroshige School - Shunga - Wild Passion - c.1850.

Hiroshige School - Shunga - Wild Passion - c.1850.

  > Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock attrib. to Hiroshige (1797-1858) or one of his pupils. 
Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c.1850. Very good impression, colors and condition. 
Size: 8" x 6 7/8" inches. Some very minor soiling, marks and flaws otherwise in a very good state ! 
Wonderful use of gauffrage and metallic pigments !

In her excitement a woman is pulling her lover by the neck towards her !


p1001 - €150 -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Hiroshige School - Shunga - Origami Figures - c.1850.

Hiroshige School - Shunga - Origami Figures - c.1850.

 > Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock attrib. to Hiroshige (1797-1858) or one of his pupils. 
Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c.1850. Very good impression, colors and condition. 
Size: 8" x 6 7/8" inches. Some very minor soiling, marks and flaws otherwise in a very good state ! 
Wonderful use of gauffrage and metallic pigments !

Depiction of a couple having intercourse with in the background a water basin with some floating 
origami figures in it !


p1000 - €150 -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Hiroshige School - Shunga - Full Armour - c.1850.

Hiroshige School - Shunga - Full Armour - c.1850.

> Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock attrib. to Hiroshige (1797-1858) or one of his pupils. 
Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c.1850. Very good impression, colors and condition. 
Size: 8" x 6 7/8" inches. Some very minor soiling, marks and flaws otherwise in a very good state ! 
Wonderful use of gauffrage and metallic pigments !

A man with his penis in full armour is masturbating his woman !


p999 - €150 -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Hiroshige School - Shunga - High Class Courtisan (Hooker) - c.1850.

Hiroshige School - Shunga - High Class Courtisan (Hooker) - c.1850.

 > Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock attrib. to Hiroshige (1797-1858) or one of his pupils. 
Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c.1850. Very good impression, colors and condition. 
Size: 8" x 6 7/8" inches. Some very minor soiling, marks and flaws otherwise in a very good state ! 
Wonderful use of gauffrage and metallic pigments !

An oiran (high-class courtisan) makes love to a client who takes her sideways. 
The male lover has put some tissues in the mouth of the woman !


p998 - €150 -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Hiroshige School - Shunga - Propeller - c.1850.

Hiroshige School - Shunga - Propeller - c.1850.

 > Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock attrib. to Hiroshige (1797-1858) or one of his pupils. 
Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c.1850. Very good impression, colors and condition. 
Size: 8" x 6 7/8" inches. Some very minor soiling, marks and flaws otherwise in a very good state ! 
Wonderful use of gauffrage and metallic pigments !

A man has propelled himself into the gasping form of the amorous woman !


p997 - €35 -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Kuniyoshi School - Shunga - Peeking - c.1850.

 Kuniyoshi School - Shunga - Peeking - c.1850.

 > Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Kuniyoshi School. Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c.1850. 
Fine impression, colors and very good condition. Size: 6 3/4" x 4 2/5" inches. Some very tiny binding holes, 
some very minor soiling otherwise in a magnificent state ! Wonderful use of gauffrage and metallic pigments !

A woman is peeking from behind a folding screen !


p995 - €135 -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Kuniyoshi School - Shunga - A Courtisan, Her Client & The Servants - c.1850.

 Kuniyoshi School - Shunga - A Courtisan, Her Client & The Servants - c.1850.

  > Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Kuniyoshi School. Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c.1850. 
Fine impression, fine colors and near fine condition. Size: 8 1/3" x 6 7/8" inches. Some very minor soiling
otherwise in a magnificent state! Wonderful use of gauffrage and metallic pigments !

Depiction of an oiran (high-class courtisan) and her client with the young servants just leaving the room. 
A opium pipe is in front of the couple !


p994 - €140 -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Kuniyoshi School - Shunga - Flowerpots - c.1850.

 Kuniyoshi School - Shunga - Flowerpots - c.1850.

  > Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Kuniyoshi School. Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c.1850. 
Fine impression, colors and near fine condition. Size: 8 1/3" x 6 7/8" inches. Some very minor soiling 
otherwise in a magnificent state! Wonderful use of gauffrage and metallic pigments !

A very interesting composition with the couple depicted on the left counterbalanced by the flowerpots on the right ! The woman has put her elbow on the railing so the man has to do all the work. 
Look for the lovely details on the toos !


p993 - €140  -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Kuniyoshi School - Shunga - Courtisan With Secret Lover - c.1850.

 Kuniyoshi School - Shunga - Courtisan With Secret Lover - c.1850.

  > Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Kuniyoshi School. Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c.1850. 
Fine impression, colors and near fine condition. Size: 8 1/3" x 6 7/8" inches. Some very minor soiling 
otherwise in a magnificent state! Wonderful use of gauffrage and metallic pigments !

A wonderful scene which strongly reminiscents Utamaro's famous masterpiece from the 'Poem of the
Pillow' (Utamakura) series !


p992 - €140 US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Kuniyoshi School - Shunga - Puppets - c.1850.

 Kuniyoshi School - Shunga - Puppets - c.1850.

  > Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Kuniyoshi School. Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c.1850. 
Fine impression, colors and near fine condition. Size: 8 1/3" x 6 7/8" inches. Some very minor soiling 
otherwise in a magnificent state! Wonderful use of gauffrage and metallic pigments !

Intimate couple in front of a closet with all kinds of foods and attributes for the festival. 
Look for the two puppets !


p990 - €150 -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Kuniyoshi School - Shunga - Couple & Child - c.1850.

 Kuniyoshi School - Shunga - Couple & Child - c.1850.

  > Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Kuniyoshi School. Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c.1850. 
Fine impression, colors and near fine condition. Size: 8 1/3" x 6 7/8" inches. Some very minor soiling 
otherwise in a magnificent state! Wonderful use of gauffrage and metallic pigments !

A dynamic scene of a couple in the open-air. It's a windy evening which is suggested by the twigs on
 the tree. A delightful detail is the small lantern held by the child !


p989 - €165 -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Kuniyoshi School - Shunga - Snowscene - Phallic Statue - Umbrella - c.1850.

 Kuniyoshi School - Shunga - Snowscene - Phallic Statue - Umbrella - c.1850.

  > Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Kuniyoshi School. Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c.1850. 
Fine impression, colors and near fine condition. Size: 8 1/3" x 6 7/8" inches. Some very minor soiling 
otherwise in a magnificent state! Wonderful use of gauffrage and metallic pigments !

An intimate couple depicted in a wonderful snowscene. The umbrella was used as a shield against 
the cold. Look for the snowy phallic statue behind the couple !


p988 -    -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Kuniyoshi School - Shunga - During The Festival - c.1850.

 Kuniyoshi School - Shunga - During The Festival - c.1850.

   > Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Kuniyoshi School. Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c.1850. 
Fine impression, colors and near fine condition. Size: 8 1/3" x 6 7/8" inches. Some very minor soiling 
otherwise in a magnificent state! Wonderful use of gauffrage and metallic pigments !

At night a couple is making love in the open-air between the prosperous flowers during the festival season !


p987 - €150 -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Kuniyoshi School - Shunga - Acrobatic - c.1850.

 Kuniyoshi School - Shunga - Acrobatic - c.1850.

 > Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Kuniyoshi School. Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c.1850. 
Fine impression, colors and near fine condition. Size: 8 1/3" x 6 7/8" inches. Some very minor soiling 
otherwise in a magnificent state! Wonderful use of gauffrage and metallic pigments !

A couple entangled in some kind of acrobatic pose with the man holding the foot of the woman !


p986 - €150 -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Kuniyoshi School - Shunga - Ecstasy - c.1850.

 Kuniyoshi School - Shunga - Ecstasy - c.1850.

 > Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Kuniyoshi School. Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c.1850. 
Fine impression, colors and near fine condition. Size: 8 1/3" x 6 7/8" inches. Some very minor soiling 
otherwise in a magnificent state!  Wonderful use of gauffrage and metallic pigments !

Intimate couple in an ecstatic pose with both of them with their eyes closed. The blanket in combination with the folding screen depicting a snowy twig suggests that the scene is set during winter time !


p985 - €150 -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Kuniyoshi School - Shunga - In The Forest - c.1850.

 Kuniyoshi School - Shunga - In The Forest - c.1850.

 > Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Kuniyoshi School. Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c.1850. 
Fine impression, colors and near fine condition. Size: 8 1/3" x 6 7/8" inches. Some very minor soiling 
otherwise in a magnificent state!  Wonderful use of gauffrage and metallic pigments !

Two lovers depicted in the forest with the trees suggesting a frame within a frame giving it a fairy-like look !


p910 - €300 -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Kunimaro - Shunga - 1850 - Shipwrecked Japanese Sailors.

Kunimaro - Shunga - 1850 - Shipwrecked Japanese Sailors.

  > Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Utagawa Kunimaro (fl. ca. 1850-1875). Shunga (Erotic print). 
Date: 1850s. Size: 10 3/4" x 8 2/5" inches. Series: 'Nyogo no Shima (Takara) Irifune' (The Island of Women and the Treasure Ship). Fine impression, colors and near fine condition. Very minor marks and flaws otherwise in a wonderful state! Full size, magnificent use of metallic pigments, bokashi-shading, gauffrage and black lacquer! Very detailed carving of individual hair-lines! Kunimaro was a very talented student of Kunisada and a master of Kunimaro II. For the illustrations from this series Kunimaro used elements from Chinese, Korean and possibly Ryukyuan cultures displaying a variety of odd looking objects and designs !

Two Japanese sailors having intercourse with two women! One of the women (with the hair-pin!) is the Queen of the Island of Women !

Kunimaro is considered to be one of the most important shunga artists of the late Edo period !


p909  -    -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Kunimaro - Famous Shunga - 1850 - Exhausted Sailors.

Kunimaro - Famous Shunga - 1850 - Exhausted Sailors.

   > Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Utagawa Kunimaro (fl. ca. 1850-1875). Shunga (Erotic print). 
Date: 1850s. Size: 10 3/4" x 8 2/5" inches. Series: 'Nyogo no Shima (Takara) Irifune' (The Island of Women and the Treasure Ship). Fine impression, colors and near fine condition. Some very minor soiling, very minor marks and flaws otherwise in a wonderful state! Full size, magnificent use of metallic pigments, gauffrage and black lacquer! Very detailed carving of individual hair-lines! Kunimaro was a very talented student of Kunisada and a master of Kunimaro II. For the illustrations from this series Kunimaro used elements from Chinese, Korean and possibly Ryukyuan cultures displaying a variety of odd looking objects and designs !

Two exhausted sailors accompanied by three women! A very funny detail is the old woman inspecting one of the sailor's private parts !

Reference: p.153 (Ill.168) in 'Shunga, the Erotic Art of Japan' by M. Fagioli.

Kunimaro is considered to be one of the most important shunga artists of the late Edo period !


p906  -    -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Kunimaro - Shunga - 1850 - Two Couples On A Black Carpet - Queen.

Kunimaro - Shunga - 1850 - Two Couples On A Black Carpet - Queen.

   > Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Utagawa Kunimaro (fl. ca. 1850-1875). Shunga (Erotic print). 
Date: 1850s. Size: 10 3/4" x 8 2/5" inches. Series: 'Nyogo no Shima (Takara) Irifune' (The Island of Women and the Treasure Ship). Fine impression, colors and near fine condition. Some extemely tiny holes, very minor marks and flaws otherwise in a wonderful state! Full size, magnificent use of metallic pigments, gauffrage and black lacquer! Very detailed carving of individual hair-lines! Kunimaro was a very talented student of Kunisada and a master of Kunimaro II. For the illustrations from this series Kunimaro used elements from Chinese, Korean and possibly Ryukyuan cultures displaying a variety of odd looking objects and designs!

Two couples having a sensual encounter on a black carpet! The woman with the hair-pin is the queen of the Island of Women !

Reference: p.152 (Ill.163) in 'Shunga, the Erotic Art of Japan' by M. Fagioli.

Kunimaro is considered to be one of the most important shunga artists of the late Edo period !


p904 -     -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Kunimaro - Very Rare Shunga - 1850 - Orgy Scene - Tortoiseshell Dildos.

Kunimaro - Very Rare Shunga - 1850 - Orgy Scene - Tortoiseshell Dildos.

   > Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Utagawa Kunimaro (fl. ca. 1850-1875). Shunga (Erotic print). 
Date: 1850s. Size: 10 3/4" x 8 2/5" inches. Series: 'Nyogo no Shima (Takara) Irifune' (The Island of Women and the Treasure Ship). Fine impression, colors and near fine condition. A very small tear on the middle left side, very minor marks and flaws otherwise in a wonderful state! Full size, magnificent use of metallic pigments, gauffrage and black lacquer! Very detailed carving of individual hair-lines ! Kunimaro was a very talented student of Kunisada and a master of Kunimaro II. For the illustrations from this series Kunimaro used elements from Chinese, Korean and possibly Ryukyuan cultures displaying a variety of odd looking objects and designs !

A wonderful orgy scene involving two sailors and four women! Look for the tortoiseshell dildo's in the background !

Kunimaro is considered to be one of the most important shunga artists of the late Edo period !


p903 -    -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Kunimaro - Very Rare Shunga - 1850 - Bold Headed Sailor - Vessels.

Kunimaro - Very Rare Shunga - 1850 - Bold Headed Sailor - Vessels.

  > Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Utagawa Kunimaro (fl. ca. 1850-1875). Shunga (Erotic print). 
Date: 1850s. Size: 10 3/4" x 8 2/5" inches. Series: 'Nyogo no Shima (Takara) Irifune' (The Island of Women and the Treasure Ship). Fine impression, colors and near fine condition. Very minor marks and flaws otherwise in a wonderful state! Full size, magnificent use of metallic pigments, gauffrage and black lacquer! Very detailed carving of individual hair-lines! Kunimaro was a very talented student of Kunisada and a master of Kunimaro II. For the illustrations from this series Kunimaro used elements from Chinese, Korean and possibly Ryukyuan cultures displaying a variety of odd looking objects and designs!

A bold-headed sailor having sex with a woman on a verandah with in the background sailing-ships (vessels) !

Reference: p.152 (Ill.164) in 'Shunga, the Erotic Art of Japan' by M. Fagioli.

Kunimaro is considered to be one of the most important shunga artists of the late Edo period !


p901 - €285 -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Kunimaro - Shunga - 1850 - Two Couples.

Kunimaro - Shunga - 1850 - Two Couples.

 > Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Utagawa Kunimaro (fl. ca. 1850-1875). Shunga (Erotic print). 
Date: 1850s. Size: 10 3/4" x 8 2/5" inches. Series: 'Nyogo no Shima (Takara) Irifune' (The Island of Women and the Treasure Ship). Fine impression, colors and very good condition. Some very tiny holes due to the effect of metallic pigments, minor marks and flaws otherwise in a very good state! Full size, magnificent use of metallic pigments, gauffrage and black lacquer! Very detailed carving of individual hair-lines! Kunimaro was a very talented student of Kunisada and a master of Kunimaro II. For the illustrations from this series Kunimaro used elements from Chinese, Korean and possibly Ryukyuan cultures displaying a variety of odd looking objects and designs!

A very nice depiction of two intimate couples! Look for the folding sceen in the background with some travellers on a very high bridge ! 

Reference: p.151 (Ill.160) in 'Shunga, the Erotic Art of Japan' by M. Fagioli.

Kunimaro is considered to be one of the most important shunga artists of the late Edo period !


p900 - €350 -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Kunimaro - Very Rare Shunga - 1850 - Sailing Vessels - Pillars.

Kunimaro - Very Rare Shunga - 1850 - Sailing Vessels - Pillars.

 > Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Utagawa Kunimaro (fl. ca. 1850-1875). Shunga (Erotic print). 
Date: 1850s. Size: 10 3/4" x 8 2/5" inches. Series: 'Nyogo no Shima (Takara) Irifune' (The Island of Women and the Treasure Ship). Fine impression, colors and near fine condition. Some very tiny holes, minor marks and flaws otherwise in a wonderful state! Full size, magnificent use of metallic pigments, gauffrage and black lacquer! Very detailed carving of individual hair-lines! Kunimaro was a very talented student of Kunisada and a master of Kunimaro II. For the illustrations from this series Kunimaro used elements from Chinese, Korean and possibly Ryukyuan cultures displaying a variety of odd looking objects and designs !

A wonderful intimate scene with in the background a seascape with vessels revealed between Western style 
stone pillars 


Reference: p.152 (Ill.161) in 'Shunga, the Erotic Art of Japan' by M. Fagioli.

Kunimaro is considered to be one of the most important shunga artists of the late Edo period !


p899 -    -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Kunimaro - 1850 - Fishermen - Seascape.

Kunimaro - 1850 - Fishermen - Seascape.

   > Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Utagawa Kunimaro (fl. ca. 1850-1875). Shunga (Erotic print). 
Date: 1850s. Size: 10 3/4" x 8 2/5" inches. Series: 'Nyogo no Shima (Takara) Irifune' (The Island of Women and the Treasure Ship). Fine impression, colors and near fine condition. Very minor marks and flaws otherwise in a wonderful state! Full size, magnificent use of metallic pigments, gauffrage and black lacquer! Very detailed carving of individual hair-lines! Kunimaro was a very talented student of Kunisada and a master of Kunimaro II. For the illustrations from this series Kunimaro used elements from Chinese, Korean and possibly Ryukyuan cultures displaying a variety of odd looking objects and designs !

A beautiful seascape scene depicting some fishermen near a harbour !

Kunimaro is considered to be one of the most important shunga artists of the late Edo period !


p898 - €350 -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Kunimaro - Shunga - 1850 - Insatiable Women - Fatigued Sailors.

Kunimaro - Shunga - 1850 - Insatiable Women - Fatigued Sailors.

 > Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Utagawa Kunimaro (fl. ca. 1850-1875). Shunga (Erotic print). 
Date: 1850s. Size: 10 3/4" x 8 2/5" inches. Series: 'Nyogo no Shima (Takara) Irifune' (The Island of Women and the Treasure Ship). Fine impression, colors and near fine condition. Some very tiny holes, minor marks and flaws otherwise in a wonderful state! 
Full size, magnificent use of metallic pigments (to the black blanket!), bokashi-shading, gauffrage and black lacquer! Very detailed carving of individual hair-lines! Kunimaro was a very talented student of Kunisada and a master of Kunimaro II. For the illustrations from this series Kunimaro used elements from Chinese, Korean and possibly Ryukyuan cultures displaying a variety of odd looking objects and designs !

Two insatiable women are trying to wake up one of the sailors while a fatigued bold-headed sailor is having intercourse with another woman !

Reference: p.153 (Ill.167) in 'Shunga, the Erotic Art of Japan' by M. Fagioli.

Kunimaro is considered to be one of the most important shunga artists of the late Edo period !


p896 - €200 -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Kunimaro - Shunga - 1850 - Street Scene.

Kunimaro - Shunga - 1850 - Street Scene.

 > Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Utagawa Kunimaro (fl. ca. 1850-1875). Shunga (Erotic print). 
Date: 1850s. Size: 10 3/4" x 8 2/5" inches. Series: 'Nyogo no Shima (Takara) Irifune' (The Island of Women and the Treasure Ship). Fine impression, colors and near fine condition. Some very tiny holes, minor marks and flaws otherwise in a wonderful state!
Full size, magnificent use of metallic pigments, gauffrage (on the dog!) and black lacquer! Very detailed carving of individual hair-lines! Kunimaro was a very talented student of Kunisada and a master of Kunimaro II. For the illustrations from this series Kunimaro used elements from Chinese, Korean and possibly Ryukyuan cultures displaying a variety of odd looking objects and designs !

Three Japanese sailors are depicted in a delicate street scene in front of a shop !

Kunimaro is considered to be one of the most important shunga artists of the late Edo period !


p894  -    -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Kunimaro - Very Rare And Famous Shunga - 1850

Penis Inspection - Shipwrecked Sailors.

Kunimaro - Very Rare And Famous Shunga - 1850 - Penis Inspection - Shipwrecked Sailors.

   > Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Utagawa Kunimaro (fl. ca. 1850-1875). Shunga (Erotic print). 
Date: 1850s. Size: 10 3/4" x 8 2/5" inches. Series: 'Nyogo no Shima (Takara) Irifune' (The Island of Women and the Treasure Ship). Fine impression, colors and near fine condition. Minor marks and flaws otherwise in a wonderful state! Full size, magnificent use of metallic pigments, gauffrage and black lacquer! Very detailed carving of individual hair-lines! Kunimaro was a very talented student of Kunisada and a master of Kunimaro II. For the illustrations from this series Kunimaro used elements from Chinese, Korean and possibly Ryukyuan cultures displaying a variety of odd looking objects and designs !

Three shipwrecked sailors are being inspected by the Queen of the Island of Women and her following !

Reference: p.66 and 95 (Ill.112) in 'Strangers In Paradise' by Richard Lane.

Kunimaro is considered to be one of the most important shunga artists of the late Edo period !


p947 - €125 -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Shunga - Meiji Period - Anonymous -  Young Boy.

Shunga - Meiji Period - Anonymous -  Young Boy.

 > Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Anonymous. Shunga (Erotic print). Meiji period (c.1880).
Fine impression, very good colors and condition. Chuban (print)size: 9 1/3" x 6 2/3" inches. 
Some minor red transfer staining, slight centerfold, some minor wrinkling and soiling. 
Wonderfully detailed print with excellent use of 'bokashi'-shading to the faces, metallic pigments, 
gauffrage and highly detailed carving of individual hair-lines !

A young insecure boy has been tempted by a young woman ! 
In the right corner of the print another image with the preceeding activities !


p946 - €140  -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Shunga - Meiji Period - Anonymous - Night Boat - Fireworks.

Shunga - Meiji Period - Anonymous - Night Boat - Fireworks.

 > Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Anonymous. Shunga (Erotic print). Meiji period (c.1880). 
Fine impression, very good colors and condition. Chuban (print)size: 9 1/3" x 6 2/3" inches. 
Some minor red transfer staining, slight centerfold and some wrinkling. Wonderfully detailed print 
with excellent use of 'bokashi'-shading to the faces, gauffrage and highly detailed carving of 
individual hair-lines !

A depiction of a young intimate couple! In the left corner of the print another image with the couple 
depicted as silhouettes on a boat with in the background fireworks !


p945 -    -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Shunga - Meiji Period - Anonymous - Bike - Rare.

Shunga - Meiji Period - Anonymous - Bike - Rare.

  > Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Anonymous. Shunga (Erotic print). Meiji period (c.1880). 
Fine impression, very good colors and condition. Chuban (print)size: 9 1/3" x 6 2/3" inches. 
Some minor red transfer staining, slight centerfold, some minor wrinkling and soiling. 
Wonderfully detailed print with excellent use of 'bokashi'-shading to the faces, gauffrage and 
highly detailed carving of individual hair-lines !

A young woman on a bike has seduced a soldier ! In the right corner of the print another image 
with the preceeding activities !

Japanese woodblock prints depicting bikes are very rare !


p943 - €140 -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Shunga - Meiji Period - Anonymous - Party.

Shunga - Meiji Period - Anonymous - Party.

 > Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Anonymous. Shunga (Erotic print). Meiji period (c.1880). 
Fine impression, very good colors and good condition. Chuban (print)size: 9 1/5" x 6 2/3" inches.
Some minor red transfer staining, slight centerfold, some minor trimming, wrinkling and soiling.
Wonderfully detailed print with excellent use of 'bokashi'-shading to the faces, metallic pigments,
gauffrage and highly detailed carving of individual hair-lines !

A couple get intimate during a party ! In the left corner of the print another image with the 
preceeding activities !

Look for the silhouettes of the people in the background !


p942 - €125 -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Shunga - Meiji Period - Anonymous - Dolls.

 > Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Anonymous. Shunga (Erotic print). Meiji period (c.1880). 
Fine impression, very good colors and condition. Chuban (print)size: 9 1/3" x 6 2/3" inches. 
Some very minor red transfer staining, slight centerfold and some wrinkling. Wonderfully detailed print
with excellent use of 'bokashi'-shading to the faces, gauffrage and highly detailed carving of individual
hair-lines !

A man is trying to convince a woman to get intimate while she's making a doll ! 
In the left corner of the print another image with the preceeding activities !


p941 - €150 -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Shunga - Meiji Period - Anonymous - Peeking.

Shunga - Meiji Period - Anonymous - Peeking.

 > Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Anonymous. Shunga (Erotic print). Meiji period (c.1880). 
Fine impression, very good colors and condition. Chuban (print)size: 9 1/3" x 6 2/3" inches. 
Some minor red transfer staining, slight centerfold, very minor wrinkling and soiling. 
Wonderfully detailed print with excellent use of 'bokashi'-shading, gauffrage and highly detailed 
carving of individual hair-lines !

A woman is doing a striptease while being watched through a hole in the sliding door by a man ! 
In the right corner of the print another image with the preceeding activities!


p912 - €160 -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

Eisen - Rare Shunga - Bestiality With Fox - Musicians - Chubon - c.1823.

Eisen - Rare Shunga - Bestiality With Fox - Musicians - Chubon - c.1823.

 > Click on the Picture.

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock prints Eisen Keisai (1790-1848), Shunga (Erotic print). 
Date: c.1823. Size: 9 2/3" x 7 2/3" inches. Very good impression, colors and condition. 
Some very minor wear and soiling, marks and flaws otherwise in a very good state ! 
Nicely executed embossing (gauffrage) and 'bokashi"-shading !


p934 - €125 -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

 

Utagawa School - Rare Shunga - Waterfall - c.1840.

 

 

 

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Utagawa School. Shunga (Erotic print).
Date: c.1840. Fine impression, very good colors and condition.Size: 8 1/4" x 4 2/3" inches. Binding holes (margin), some very minor wear, soiling,marks and flaws !  Wonderful use of gauffrage and metallic pigments !

 Shunga scenes depicting waterfalls are extremely rare !

Utagawa School - Rare Shunga - Waterfall - c.1840.

> Click on the Picture.


p933 -     -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

 

Utagawa School - Shunga - Outside - Well - Ships -

 c.1840.

 

 

 

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Utagawa School. Shunga (Erotic print).
Date: c.1840. Fine impression, very good colors and fair condition. 
Size: 8 1/4" x 4 2/3" inches. Binding holes (margin), loss of paper due to metallic pigments, some very minor wear, soiling, marks and flaws ! Wonderful use of gauffrage and metallic pigments. 

Nice intimate outdoor scene with a couple near a well with in the background
sailing-ships !

Utagawa School - Shunga - Outside - Well - Ships - c.1840.

> Click on the Picture.


p931 - €125 -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

 

Utagawa School - Shunga - Fan - c.1840.

 

 

 

 

 

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Utagawa School. Shunga (Erotic print).
Date: c.1840. Fine impression, very good colors and condition.
Size: 8 1/4" x 4 2/3" inches. Binding holes (margin), some very minor wear, soiling, marks and flaws ! Wonderful use of gauffrage and metallic pigments !

 Delightful scene of an intimate couple !

Utagawa School - Shunga - Fan - c.1840.

> Click on the Picture.


p930 - €125 -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

 

Utagawa School - Shunga - Verandah - Fog - c.1840.

 

 

 

 

 

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Utagawa School. Shunga (Erotic print). 
Date: c.1840. Fine impression, very good colors and condition. 
Size: 8 1/4" x 4 2/3" inches.Binding holes (margin), some very minor wear, soiling, marks and flaws ! Wonderful use of gauffrage and metallic pigments ! 

Rare shunga design of a couple on a verandah with fog in the background !

Utagawa School - Shunga - Verandah - Fog - c.1840.

> Click on the Picture.


p929 - €125 -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

 

Utagawa School - Shunga - Seaside At Night - c.1840.

 

 

 

 

 

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Utagawa School. Shunga (Erotic print). 
Date: c.1840. Fine impression, very good colors and condition. 
Size: 8 1/4" x 4 2/3" inches.Binding holes (margin), some very minor wear, soiling, marks and flaws ! Wonderful use of gauffrage and metallic pigments !  Delightful open-air scene near the sea ! 

These design is very reminiscent to famous earlier designs by Utamaro and Eiri !

Utagawa School - Shunga - Seaside At Night - c.1840.

> Click on the Picture.


p928  -    -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

 

Utagawa School - Shunga - Food - c.1840.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Utagawa School. Shunga (Erotic print).
Date: c.1840. Fine impression, very good colors and condition. 
Size: 8 1/4" x 4 2/3" inches.Binding holes (margin), some very minor wear, soiling, marks and flaws ! Wonderful use of gauffrage and metallic pigments ! 

Intimate couple having intercourse next to their diner table !

Utagawa School - Shunga - Food - c.1840.

  > Click on the Picture.


p911 - €100 -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

 

Kunimaro  - Tobira-e  - 1850  -

Turtles Parodying Musicians.

 

 

 

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Utagawa Kunimaro (fl. ca. 1850-1875).
Shunga (Erotic print). Date: 1850s. Size: 5 4/5" x 8 1/'2" inches. Series: 'Nyogo no Shima (Takara) Irifune' (The Island of Women and the Treasure Ship).
Fine impression, colors and very good condition. Some minor wrinkling, very minor wormage (margins only!), minor marks and flaws otherwise in a very good state! Kunimaro was a very talented student of Kunisada and a master of Kunimaro II and is considered to be one of the most important shunga artists of the late Edo period !

A very comical depiction of turtles parodying musicians !

Kunimaro - Tobira-e - 1850 - Turtles Parodying Musicians.

> Click on the Picture.


p926 - €110 -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

 

Kunimaro - Tobira-e - 1850 - Cranes.

 

 

 

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock Utagawa Kunimaro (fl. ca. 1850-1875).
Shunga (Erotic print). Date: 1850s. Size: 5 1/4" x 7 7/8" inches. Series: 'Nyogo no
Shima (Takara) Irifune' (The Island of Women and the Treasure Ship). 
Fine impression, colors and very good condition. Some minor wrinkling and trimming, a very small tear in the below left corner, minor marks and flaws otherwise in a very good state! Kunimaro was a very talented student of Kunisada and a master of Kunimaro II and is considered to be one of the most important shunga artists of the late Edo period !

A very nice depiction of three cranes with wonderfully deep gauffrage details !

Kunimaro - Tobira-e - 1850 - Cranes.

> Click on the Picture.


p923 - €50 -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

 

Eisen - Shunga - Two Foxes In Water - c.1823.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock prints Eisen Keisai (1790-1848),
 Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c.1823. Size: 7 2/3" x 5 1/3" inches. 
Very good impression, colors and condition. Some very minor wear and soiling,
 marks and flaws otherwise in a wonderful state ! Nicely executed embossing
(gauffrage) and 'bokashi"-shading !

Eisen - Shunga - Two Foxes In Water - c.1823.

> Click on the Picture.


p922 - €30 -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

 

Eisen - Shunga - Man In Tree - c.1823.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock prints Eisen Keisai (1790-1848),
Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c.1823. Size: 8 1/5" x 5 1/3" inches.
Very good impression, colors and condition. Some very minor wear and soiling,
marks and flaws otherwise in a wonderful state !

Eisen - Shunga - Man In Tree - c.1823.

> Click on the Picture.


p919 - €30 -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

 

Eisen - Shunga - Servant - c.1823.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock prints Eisen Keisai (1790-1848),
Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c.1823. Size: 8 1/5" x 5 1/3" inches. 
Very good impression, colors and condition. Some very minor wear and soiling,
marks and flaws otherwise in awonderful state ! Nicely executed embossing
(gauffrage) and 'bokashi"-shading !

Eisen - Shunga - Servant - c.1823.

> Click on the Picture.


p918  -     -  US$ > Currency Converter.        Contact Info >

 

Eisen - Shunga - Couple - Flower - c.1823.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Description:

Original antique Japanese color woodblock prints Eisen Keisai (1790-1848),
Shunga (Erotic print). Date: c.1823. Size: 8 1/5" x 5 1/3" inches. 
Very good impression,colors and condition. Some very minor wear and soiling,
marks and flaws otherwise in a wonderful state ! Nicely executed embossing
(gauffrage) and 'bokashi"-shading !

Eisen - Shunga - Couple - Flower - c.1823.

> Click on the Picture.


 

 

For purchase inquiries, info...etc  Contact Us:

Contact Info:  > Phone - Mail - Address etc.

 Website - Gallery - Start 

>

  AK-Antiek

 


© 02-12-1995 - akantiek.nl - akantiek.eu - akantiek.com - All rights reserved.