Shunga, Woodblock print (14) - Utagawa Kunimori (active 1820s to 1840s) - 14 Genitalia Close Up from the shunga book "Color of Love: Budding Genji" (艶色二葉源氏) - 1846

Description
Shunga, Woodblock print (14) - Utagawa Kunimori (active 1820s to 1840s) - 14 Genitalia Close Up from the shunga book "Color of Love: Budding Genji" (艶色二葉源氏) - 1846
Reasonable condition, see description

Woodblock print, Shunga (14) - Utagawa Kunimori (active 1820s to 1840s) - 14 Genitalia Close Up from the shunga book "Color of Love: Budding Genji" (艶色二葉源氏) - 1846

14 masterful woodblock printed pages taken from the shunga book "Enshoku futaba Genji" that is "Color of Love: Budding Genji" (艶色二葉源氏) published in 1846.

The texts are edited by the writer Ryusuitei Tanekiyo (柳水亭種清) and the illustrations are attributed to Utagawa Kunimori (歌川国盛).

In the prints we see an interesting and rare gallery of 14 close up of genitals inside shell-shaped insets of Prince Genji and 13 other women protagonists of the Genji Monogatari (源氏物語), the masterpiece of Japanese literature written in 11th century by the court lady Murasaki Shikibu (紫式部).

The prints are in reasonable/fair conditions.

Size of each page: 12 x 18 cm

The woodblock prints will be well-packaged and shipped by registered mail with a tracking code.

Lot details
Total nr of items
14
Object
Shunga, Woodblock print
Technique
Woodblock printing
Material
Washi paper
Period
1846
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Artist/ Maker
Utagawa Kunimori (active 1820s to 1840s)
Attribution
Original
Theme/ depiction
Genji Monogatari, genitalia
Title of artwork
14 Genitalia Close Up from the shunga book "Color of Love: Budding Genji" (艶色二葉源氏)
Condition
Reasonable condition, see description
Dimensions
18×12×0 cm
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