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Isoda Koryûsai (1735-1790)

Lovers behind a folding screen.

Series: Shikidô torikumi jûniban (Twelve Bouts in the Way of Love)

Date: ca. 1775-77

Size: Oban, 24,8 x 38,3 cm (paper size)

Very good impression, very nice colours. Paper somewhat creased, a tiny bit soiled and worn, outermost upper left corner restored, otherwise very good condition.

Lit.: Uhlenbeck / Winkel, Japanese Erotic Fantasies. Sexual Imagery of the Edo Period, pp 109. Fig. in Klompmakers, Japanese erotic prints, shunga by Harunobu & Koryûsai, p 131, No E.3.