Many couples in shunga select “dangerous” places for their secret rendez-vous, and are anxious of being caught. The veranda which wrapped around traditional architecture is one such locale. The energetic thrust of the young man’s love-making here pushes the woman back into the room, and she braces herself on the door.
The surging waves on the screen painting echo the powerful sensations. Also there seems to be a sensual “dialogue” between the merging bodies and the overhanging chrysanthemums on the right.
Click HERE for another lovely piece from this series by Koryusai involving a peeking infant…!!!
Source: ‘Shunga, Erotic Art in Japan‘ by Rosina Buckland