Nan-nyo no ryoji

(Male and Female Travelers, 男女の旅情)

1849-1850

 

This series is listed as being by Kuniyoshi on page 53 of Japanese Shunga of Kuniyoshi by Yoshihiko Shirakura, 2012, Heibonsha Ltd., Tokyo.  The prints are each about 3½ by 4¾ inches (9 by 12 centimeters), a size known as koban.

This series is a parody of  Kuniyoshi’s triptych “A Great Doctor Treats Serious Diseases” (Kitai na meii nanbyô ryôji, きたいなめい医 難病療治).

  

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