Original antique Japanese
color woodblock attributed to Terazaki Kogyo ( 18661919
). Date: c.1899.
Shunga ( Erotic picture ). Size: 9 1/2 x 7
1/8 inches. Fine impression (with excellent use of
and metallic pigments), color and very good
condition. Very slight vertical centerfold, minor wear and
soiling, marks and flaws but overall in a very good state.
Meiji era masterpiece featuring a young couple wearing
the latest fashion making love while standing in
(Fig.153) in Shunga, Sex and Pleasure in Japanese
Art by the British Museum ( Timothy Clark, C.
Andrew Gerstle...etc.) :
p.446 ( Fig.25 ) in Japanese Erotic Art, the Hidden
World of Shunga by
Ofer Shagan. : p.72
and 134 ( Fig.221 ) in Strangers in Paradise: the
Foreign Image in Japanese Art & Shunga by Richard