Enseki zasshi

(艶勢喜雑志)

1833

 

This series has been attributed to Kuniyoshi, although Japanese Erotic Art by Ofer Shagan (Thames and Hudson Ltd, 2013) lists it as Utagawa School. Each page of this three-volume set is approximately 10 by 7 inches or 25.5 by 18.5 centimeters, a size known as ban.

Title page

This is an abuna-e (dangerous picture). It is suggestive, but not explicitly erotic. The first image in a series of shunga prints is often an abuna-e.

Aizuri-e porcelain bowl with erotic motifs

Threesome with a Kano style painting of a horse

Palanquin

Landscape with phallus shaped rock

Woman in vagina shaped pose

Shunga fans

Aristocratic couple in a field of reeds

Still life with shunga

Diving girl

Landscape with phallus shaped rock

Couple with paper lantern

Front covers of two separate volumes

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