Irigunki

(色群記)

 

Yoshihiko Shirakura (Japanese Shunga of Kuniyoshi, 2012, Heibonsha Ltd., Tokyo) dates this series to 1854-1860, but Ofer Shagan (Japanese Erotic Art, 2013, Thames & Hudson, London) dates the series to 1838. Each page is approximately 10 by 7 inches or 25.5 by 18.5 centimeters, a size known as ban.

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