Shunga: Aesthetics of Japanese Erotic Art by Ukiyo-e Masters (bilingual English-Japanese)

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Shunga portrays the erotic expression of a couple with pleasures and pains, and the beauty of their bodies with the finest Japanese woodblock print technique. This type of ukiyo-e was especially popular in the Edo period (17th-19th century) with many ukiyo-e artists producing shunga at some point in their careers. This large-format book features various Shunga works by masters of ukiyo-e such as Hokusai Katsushika, Utamaro Kitagawa, and Kuniyoshi Utagawa.
ISBN 9784756243683. Pie Books.
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Shunga portrays the erotic expression of a couple with pleasures and pains, and the beauty of their bodies with the finest Japanese woodblock print technique. This type of ukiyo-e was especially popular in the Edo period (17th-19th century) with many ukiyo-e artists producing shunga at some point in their careers. This large-format book features various Shunga works by masters of ukiyo-e such as Hokusai Katsushika, Utamaro Kitagawa, and Kuniyoshi Utagawa.
  • Publisher
    Pie Books
  • Release
    November 2014
  • Binding
    pb
  • Format
    592 pages. full colour. 30 x 21 cm
  • Status for WholeSale
    o/s at publisher
  • Status for Website
    reprinting
  • Date added
    November 2014