Meiji-period woodblock reprint enpon 艶本 (shunga book) - Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861) - "Tosei komon cho" 当世小紋帳, vol. 1 - Meiji period (1868-1912)
This gorgeous Shunga book is a reissue from the Meiji period of Volume 3 of The Smile of a Flower (Hana no Egao) series. The series showed a classic depiction of different stages of couples making love, The images show intimate moments shared between lovers with earnestness as well as humour.
Edo-prints of this series are extremely rare, and that's why this reissue from the Meiji-period is a great way to collect the series in a more affordable manner.
The book consists of 30 pages with 7 double pages, see photos!!!
Condition: Very good, considering its age and how often it's been used.
The book will be packaged with care and shipped by registered post, with Bpost Tracking.
- Meiji period woodblock reprint enpon 艶 本 (shunga book)
- Meiji period (1868-1912)
- Region/ Country of origin
- Artist/ Maker
- Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861)
- Theme/ depiction
- Title of artwork
- "Tosei komon cho" 当世小紋帳, vol. 1
- Good condition, see description
- 235×170×10 mm