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Hokusai Shunga Prints With Copulating Mice and Dogs (P2)

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In this second part (here you can find Part 1) we’ll study one of Hokusai shunga scenes that is illustrated in Vol.I of the series ‘The Horny God of Izumo (En-musubi Izumo no sugi)‘. Grilled Window The print depicted in Fig.1 is a complex and unconventional shunga scene. It features a pair of lovers having sex in […]

Hokusai Shunga Prints With Copulating Mice and Dogs (P1)

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In this article we’ll take a closer look at shunga designs by Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) in which he adds mice and dogs as a comic supplement. Two Black Mice In the above design from the ‘Tsuhi no hinagata’ -series we see an intimate couple reclining after a sensual bout of love-making. The humorous touch has been […]

Exciting Video on the Remaking of Hokusai’s Iconic Shunga

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The following video is a real treat and closely follows some contemporary Japanese woodblock artists working on a project concerning the remake of some iconic shunga art by Hokusai. Deepest Respect Inside you will discover detailed info on the woodblock printing process (what are the most difficult area’s to carve?) and also some fascinating insights […]

Yashima Gakutei or Hokusai? Who Designed These Amazing Shunga Books?

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In the past the mesmerizing erotic book set called ‘Kurawa no tanoshimi ‘ (c.1820s) has been attributed to several artists such as Hokusai’s daughter Katsushika Ōi (c.1800-c.1866), Hokusai’s talented son-in-law Yanagawa Shigenobu (1787-1832) and one of the most refined surimono * designers in the history of ukiyo-e and pupil of Hokusai, Yashima Gakutei ( 1786-1868) **. Hokusai Himself Personally, I […]

Sensual Hokusai Homage by the Neo Shunga Artist Senju Shunga

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The following three pieces are a sensual homage to the genius of Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849), who is the favorite painter of the prolific Swedish artist Senju Shunga (1968). The designs refer to Hokusai’s iconic Fukujuso (The Adonis Plant) series that was issued in various editions between 1818 and 1828. Leaves and Butterflies Senju has retained […]

Check Out ShungaGallery’s Unique Project Revitalizing This Hokusai Masterpiece

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Dear members and followers of ShungaGallery.com, as you might have noticed we have been working on a unique project behind the scenes in the last months. In collaboration with the Japanese artist Yuuya Shimoi (he also produced the excellent remake of The Dream of the Fisherman’s Wife and many other iconic ukiyo-e designs such as […]

Tsui no hinagata: Hokusai’s Most Famous and Popular Shunga Album

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‘Tsui no hinagata (Models of Loving Couples)‘ is Hokusai‘s most famous and most popular shunga album. It was likely issued in the year 1812, when Hokusai was fifty-two. The varicolored shapes of boldly-patterned, loving couples fill each page, and the album comprises an authentic tour de force of erotic life among the plebeian classes of […]

A Rare Discovery of a Gay Shunga Designed by Katsushika Hokusai

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Until recently it was unknown if Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) ever designed homoerotic images. But a few weeks ago I discovered this fascinating piece that is without a doubt by the great master. Although the series is unknown, the artist and period are certain. Size of Male’s Genitalia As usual in gay scenes within shunga the males are divided […]

This Crazy Shunga Design By Hokusai Was Hammered Down For $8750,- At Christies

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The ‘Brocades of the East (Azuma nishiki)‘ commences with a brief preface featuring elegant calligraphy, summarizing the classical themes of sexual love – from the China of Yang Kuei-fei to Japan of Prince Narihara – and of their depiction in ukiyo-e from the shunga albums of Moronobu to the master of the present work, Hokusai […]

Fantastic Shunga Movie Animation Inspired on Hokusai’s Young Pine Saplings

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  A fantastic short animation movie on shunga by the talented Italian illustrator Roberto Biadi. The images are inspired on the erotic designs of the great Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849). Look for the octopus early in the movie! It features mainly designs from the Hokusai masterpiece book series ‘Kinoe no komatsu‘ (Languishing for Love/ Young Pine Saplings), published […]

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