Settei - Lovers - Shunga paintingSettei - Lovers - Shunga painting
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Tsukioka Settei (1710-1786)

Lovers, lying on a bed and holding each other in their arms.

Fine and detailed Ukiyo-e painting with ink, mineral colours and gofun on silk.

Signed: Tsukioka Settei

Two seals: Settei ... and Tsukioka (?)

Size: 30,4 x 33,5 cm

Originally mounted on a gold dotted cardboard. Three very small worm holes in the upper part of the picture, and some in the cardboard's margins, otherwise very nice condition. Rare item.

Ref.: Marco Fagioli, Shunga. Ars amandi in Japan. Wasmuth, Tübingen/Berlin, 1998.