1845 Surimono Shunga Japanese woodblock print Nanshoku Gay
Authentic Edo period original, c.1845, Japanese surimono shunga erotic art woodblock picture by an artist of the UTAGAWA School. Shunga picture measures 9 cm x 12.6 cm. Very good colors and impressions. Condition is very good with minimal wear. No backing. Wonderful embossing! Please see and judge from photos.
A great-looking shunga picture of an older man with a kagema (male prostitute). A high-quality shunga piece, as surimono (privately commissioned woodblock prints) tend to be.
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