Shunga erotic paintings

Price:  1.100,00

E’maki’mono 絵巻物 (illustrated handscroll) showcasing a collection of twelve detailed polychrome shunga paintings. Shunga 春画, which translates to “picture of spring”—a euphemism for sex—is a genre of Japanese erotic art.

This scroll captures eleven scenes featuring couples in various stages of undress, engaged in diverse sexual positions. The final painting distinctively presents three close-ups of female genitalia within a circular cartouche.

Ink and watercolour on silk, mounted on grey/golden brocade silk.

Period: Japan – Taishô period (1912-1926).

Entire length approx. 640 cm. Height 14.5 cm.

In a very good condition with some traces of wear conform age, like browning. Please look at the photos for a condition reference.

When shipped we will also add a certificate of authenticity.

Ref. No. : C2443


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