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Chinese Erotic Art: Shanghai Decadence in the 1920s

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The whirlpool of activity in Shanghai during the 1920s and 1930s was unmatched in the Far East. In the booming port city, there was a mixture of the decadence of old China and the crudeness of the new culture. The erotic scroll paintings below were made at that time. They are representative of a genre […]

An Impression of The Fantastic Chinese Erotic Art Collection of Ferdinand Bertholet

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I found this rather shaky video impression of the German exhibition on Chinese erotic art (2011) in Berlin. The show was drawn from the impressive collection of the Dutch art collector Ferdinand Bertholet. It was called Gardens of Pleasure: Sex In Ancient China (Der chinesische Lustgarten). The collection of Ferdinand Bertholet has been displayed and described […]

Expressive Nude Beauties of the Swiss Avant-garde Artist Luciano Castelli

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Today we’re going to take a look at the avant-garde paintings and photos by Luciano Castelli (born in 1951), who is a painter, sculptor, photographer, musician, and also has a talent for transforming himself into different personalities. This multi-gifted man was brought up in an artistic family: his father Cornelio Castelli was a talented painter. […]

Pigo Lin Reveals Some of the Secrets Behind His Seductive Art

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As emphasized on our blog, the Asians have traditionally had a special relationship with erotic art. The young Taiwanese artist Pigo Lin (1984) proves that this is not only limited to ancient Japan, China and India. Seductive Universe His tantalizing soft erotic paintings show a confident hand that takes you into one seductive universe with mostly […]

8 Riveting Erotic Gems Produced in Late 19th Century China

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The following 8 erotic paintings were produced in China around 1870 and measure ca. 5 4/5″ x  5 3/4″ inches each. All these unique pieces were part of the acclaimed Ferdinand Bertholet collection. Queue Hairstyle They portray the sensual encounters of young males sporting the then fashionable back-of-head (front-shaved) queue hairstyle and their seductive female […]

Kuniyoshi’s Erotic Parody on Eight Views of Ōmi Hakkei

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The word ‘Ōmi ‘ as used in the Kuniyoshi series ‘Eight Views of Lake Biwa (Ōmi  hakkei)‘, literally means ‘to meet and look’, hence the alternative title ‘Eight Views of Dating‘. But it has also the underlying meaning of a sexual encounter between lovers. Eight Views of Ōmi Simultaneously, ‘Eight Views of Ōmi ‘ induces the accepted subject in […]

The Secret Adventures of Sing-Song Girls in Ancient Chinese Brothels

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The ‘sing-song’ girls (also known as flower girls) was the nickname invented by western observers* for female prostitutes in nineteenth century China. Like Japanese geisha, they were trained from childhood to animate rich male clients through companionship, singing and dancing in exclusive sing-song houses. Not all performed sexual services, but most of them did. They considered themselves […]

Hilarious Shunga Book with Grotesque Erotica by Akatsuki No Kanenari

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The author and illustrator from Osaka who produced the comical erotic scenes below, Akatsuki no Kanenari (1793-1861) is a lesser-known name within the shunga genre because he mainly published essays, novels, comic novels and non-erotic books. Also, shunga were predominantly produced in the pleasure quarters of the Yoshiwara in Edo (now Tokyo) only. Soy Sauce Maker Kanenari […]

Unique Chinese Erotic Tile From the 19th Century Depicting Sensual Coitus

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The following Chinese hand painted tile with an erotic interior scene of a young Chinese male and female engaged in coitus is new in our collection. Self-Assured On the painting a young servant boy, wearing the traditional Chinese queue hairstyle, is making love to a self-assured courtesan sitting on the bed. She has her arm […]

Voluptuous Meiji Art With a Proud Bearded Man, a “Chinaman”, and a Lustful Nurse

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A set of 12 erotic prints portraying typical Meiji art (1868-1912) with the sensual couples filling a large part of the image. Both protagonists are always completely naked except for the female who only wears an underslip… Click HERE for other striking Meiji art with sensuous encounters…!!

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