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Arborophilia: from Ancient Greeks to Shunga artists

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As one may notice, the tree is a wide-spread cultural element symbolizing the bond between the Earth and the sky. In Scandinavian myths, there is a tree named Yggdrasil, which connects all nine worlds of Norse cosmology. Marry Trees At the same time, we read about the tree of knowledge and the tree of life […]

The Passionate Tenderness During a Hot Summer Evening

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This lovely delicate scene takes us into the bedroom with the couple seen within the mosquito-netting during a hot summer evening. While the woman lies in a state of complete physical relaxation after the height of sexual passion, the man has risen to pour a refreshing cup of tea. Dark Green The used tissues scattered […]

The Negligent Fireman of the Excellent Calendar of Flowers Series

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Kuniyoshi’s series Hana goyomi (Calendar of Flowers) was published at New Year’s 1835 (Tempo 6), at a time when he had ripened substantially as an artist and writer. Hana goyomi is considered one of his best shunga works. Fireman The entertaining shunga from the series in this post, with a couple that continues to make love […]

Beautiful Erotic Kuniyoshi Prints For Sale (P1)

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Kuniyoshi (1797-1861) famous for his Suikoden Heroes series was also gifted at representing erotic imagery. He is responsible for designing some of the boldest examples in subject and form. The Kuniyoshi prints for sale below are all available in our gallery. When you click the concerning image you can find the price: Giant Tattoo Splendid […]

Kuniyoshi’s Erotic Ghost Series Featuring Phallus and Vulva-Shaped Demons (P2)

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Let’s take a look at the second part of Kuniyoshi‘s very entertaining ‘Ghost Stories: Night Procession of the Hundred Demons’ that he designed around 1836. Rokurokubi are a popular type of spirit in Japanese folk tales. They look almost completely like humans, with one major difference. There are two types of Rokurokubi: one can stretch their neck […]

Kuniyoshi’s Excellent Erotic Ghost Series Featuring Phallus and Vulva-Shaped Demons (P1)

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In this magnificent series called ‘Ghost Stories: Night Procession of the Hundred Demons (Kaidan hyakki yagyô)’ the artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861) displays his comic genius like no other. These small koban-sized (c. 3 1/2′ x 5′ inches) designs show male and female genitalia disguised as various demons and ghosts. The title on each print is often vulgar and ambiguous […]

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