Shunga
  • Kitagawa Utamaro
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    Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806)- Ehon warai jogo (Picture Book: The Laughing Drinker)
    Circa 1803. Illustrated book. 3 volumes complete. 21.7 x 15.4cm (covers). Asano & Clark 494, Clark, Shunga: Sex and Pleasure in Japanese Art nos. 4 and 52. Fine, early impressions with superb, unfaded colour. Original covers and title-slips show wear, but internal contents are fine. This erotic masterpiece is thought to be Utamaro's final shumpon. Each volume opens with a half-length portrait of a beauty and closes with a detail of the genitalia. This book is extensively discussed in Asano & Clark and Shunga: Sex and Pleasure in Japanese Art (op. cit. pages 52 and 207).
  • Kitagawa Utamaro
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    Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806)- Ehon warai jogo (Picture Book: The Laughing Drinker)
    Circa 1803. Illustrated book. 3 volumes complete. 21.7 x 15.4cm (covers). Asano & Clark 494, Clark, Shunga: Sex and Pleasure in Japanese Art nos. 4 and 52. Fine, early impressions with superb, unfaded colour. Original covers and title-slips show wear, but internal contents are fine. This erotic masterpiece is thought to be Utamaro's final shumpon. Each volume opens with a half-length portrait of a beauty and closes with a detail of the genitalia. This book is extensively discussed in Asano & Clark and Shunga: Sex and Pleasure in Japanese Art (op. cit. pages 52 and 207).
  • Suzuki Harunobu
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    Suzuki Harunobu (1725?-1770)- Lovers in Front of a Fishbowl. From the series Wakoku kagami-e (Mirror Picture of Japan).
    Late 1760s. Chuban. 20.6 x 28.2cm. Fine impression with brilliant, fresh, unfaded colour. Faint centrefold. Fine condition.
  • Torii Kiyonaga
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    Torii Kiyonaga (1752-1815)- A Middle-aged Woman Making Love Beneath a Mosquito Net. Toshima. From the series Imayo juni kagami (Twelve Mirrors of the Modern World).
    Mid-1780s. Chuban. 19 x 25.9cm. Fine impression, colour and condition.
    $2,800
  • Katsukawa Shuncho
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    Katsukawa Shuncho (Active late 1770s-late 1790s)- Lovers
    Late 1780’s. Aiban. Fine impression and colour. Centrefold. Very good condition.
  • Katsukawa Shuncho
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    Katsukawa Shuncho (Active late 1770s-late 1790s)- Lovers
    Late 1780s. Aiban. 22.4 x 32.3cm. Fine impression and colour. Centrefold. Very good condition.
    $1,900
  • Keisai Eisen
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    Keisai Eisen (1790-1848)- Entangled Lovers
    1830s. Oban. 38.3 x 25.9cm. Fine impression with metallic printing. Fine colour. Faint centrefold. Very good condition.
    $2,800
  • Kitagawa Utamaro
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    Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806)- Lovers
    Late 1790s. Oban. 25 x 37.7cm. Fine impression, colour and condition. Faint centrefold.
  • Katsukawa Shuncho
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    Katsukawa Shuncho (Active late 1770s-late 1790s)- Lovers.
    Late 1780s. From the series Keichu majura nishiki (Multi-coloured Pillows in Bed). Ca. Chuban. 19.4 x 26.3 cm). Fine, early impression with exquisite printing. Fine colour. Fine condition with small flaws. A fine example of benigirai printing.
  • School of Kikugawa Eizan
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    School of Kikugawa Eizan (1787-1867)- Lovers Embracing Underneath a Mosquito Net.
    Ca. 1810. Koban. 12.5 x 18.9 cm. Fine impression, colour and condition.
  • Keisai Eisen
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    Keisai Eisen (1790-1848)- Lovers
    Circa 1820s. Fine impression with metallic printing. Fine colour. Faint centrefold. Very good condition.
    $1,900
  • Keisai Eisen
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    Keisai Eisen (1790-1848)- Lovers
    Circa 1820s. Fine impression with metallic printing. Fine colour. Faint centrefold. Very good condition.
    $1,900
  • Katsukawa Shuncho
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    Katsukawa Shuncho (Active late 1770s-late 1790s)- Lovers
    Late 1780’s. Oban. Fine impression. Very good colour and condition. Faint centrefold.
    $$2,500
  • Katsukawa Shuncho
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    Katsukawa Shuncho (Active late 1770s-late 1790s)- Lovers
    Late 1780’s. Oban. Fine impression. Very good colour and condition. Faint centrefold.
    $$2,500
  • Katsukawa Shuncho
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    Katsukawa Shuncho (Active late 1770s-late 1790s)- Lovers
    Late 1780s. Oban. Fine impression. Very good colour and condition. Faint centrefold.
    $2,500
  • Katsukawa Shuncho
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    Katsukawa Shuncho (Active late 1770s-late 1790s)- Lovers
    Late 1780s. Oban. 25 x 37.7cm. Fine impression. Very good colour. Extremely faint centrefold. Fine condition.
    $2,500
  • Katsushika Hokusai
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    Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849)- A Couple Making Love.
    Ca. 1814. From the series, Tsui No Hinagata (“Patterns of Loving Couples”). Oban. 25.8 x 38.6 cm. Hillier, The Art of Hokusai in Book Illustration, pl. 146. Fine impression of the first edition. Fine colour with metallic pigments. Very good condition.
  • Isoda Koryusai
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    Isoda Koryusai (active ca. 1764-1788)- A Couple Making Love. From the series Shikido torikumi juni awase (Twelve Encounters on the Road of Sensuality)
    Early 1770s. Koban. Fine impression. Brilliant, unfaded colour. Very good condition.
  • Isoda Koryusai
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    Isoda Koryusai (active ca. 1764-1788)- A Night Scene of a Woman Disturbed by Two Lovers
    Early 1770s. Chuban. 19.4 x 26.1cm. Evans, Shunga, 3-G. Fine impresion, colour and condition.
  • Isoda Koryusai
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    Isoda Koryusai (active ca. 1764-1788)- A Couple Making Love Beside a Scholar's Table
    Early 1770s. CHuban. 19.5 x 26.5cm. Fine impression and colour. Pristine condition.
    $3,500
  • Katsukawa Shuncho
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    Katsukawa Shuncho (Active late 1770s-late 1790s)- Lovers Beside a Screen
    Late 1780s. Chuban. 19.3 x 25.7cm. Fine impression. Very fine, unfaded colour. Fine condition.
  • Attributed to Rekisentei Eiri
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    Attributed to Rekisentei Eiri (Active c.1790-1800)- A Couple Making Love Beside a Screen
    Late 1790s. Oban. 38.6 x 25.8cm. Fine impression on thick, deluxe paper. Fine colour. Slight printer's crease. Fine condition.
    $3,900
  • Isoda Koryusai
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    Isoda Koryusai (active ca. 1764-1788)- Lovers
    Circa 1770. Chuban. Fine impression and colour with attractive oxidation. Very good condition.
    $1,900
  • Utagawa Kunisada
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    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864)- A complete set of 12 koban shunga prints bound in an album.
    1829. Fine impressions with metallic printing. Fine colour and condition.
    $2,900
  • Keisai Eisen
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    Keisai Eisen (1790-1848)- Lovers
    Circa 1830’s. Chuban. Fine impression with metallic printing. Fine colour. Very good condition.
    $680.
  • Keisai Eisen
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    Keisai Eisen (1790-1848)- Lovers
    Circa 1830’s. Chuban. Fine impression with metallic printing. Fine colour. Very good condition.
    $680
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