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Now You Can Finally Obtain One of the Most Memorable Prints in Shunga…!!

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YES…It’s finally here! Shunga Gallery is proud to announce – for the first time in over 115 years – the release of our much anticipated woodblock print remake of one of Hokusai’s most dramatic shunga designs. Authentic Feel Earlier this year we gave the gifted ukiyo-e artist Yuuya Shimoi the assignment to produce a reproduction […]

Shunga Within Shunga

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Shunga paintings and prints sometimes include shunga within the image. Often this was a cheeky homage to the genre itself, with the images displaying an open shunga book visible next to a couple in the midst of having sex, offering a handy guidance. Mood-enhancer In other cases, shunga books were added as a mood-enhancer to the involved […]

A Rare Ascetic Shunga Album From the Taisho Era

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The Taisho era (1912-1926) artist who designed this shunga album was clearly influenced by 19th century masters such as Kuniyoshi, Kunisada and Hokusai. He (most probably not a she*) mimics the postures of the participants and settings of these old masters and places them in ascetic environments with a minimal amount of attributes. Click HERE and […]

Two Uncommon Oblong-Sized Sleeve Shunga Booklets With 31 Exciting Images

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A rare set of oblong sleeve shunga booklets attributed to Utagawa Kunimori (act. ca.1818-1843). The rabbit figures depicted on the book covers refer to the Year of the Rabbit (c.1843) according to the Chinese zodiac sign date. Various Locations The twelve color illustrated pages feature sensual couples on various locations. The books are printed with great […]

You Can Win This Amusing Shunga Treasure Featuring “Phallus Devotion”..!

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Welcome to a new Shunga Gallery’s blog contest. Your participation is FREE and SIMPLE and you will have a GREAT CHANCE to win a UNIQUE PRIZE. Review eBook and/or Blog To have a GREAT CHANCE of winning the prize, all you have to do is download your free eBook on Hokusai’s Complete Shunga Legacy and […]

BDSM Art or Shunga?

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Recently we obtained this charming album consisting of 13 arresting paintings including 5 that are clearly reminiscent of bondage art. BDSM Art With the help of a client of us who is a collector of shibari /BDSM* art and very knowledgeable on this subject we examined its origins. (You can check out his observations at the […]

Join Our New Free Blog Contest and Win This Charming Shunga Gem

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Welcome again to our new blog contest in which you can win a lovely shunga piece. Just like the previous contest in March the rules are simple. All you have to do is to comment to this post and leave your name (in the comment box below this page!). Expires May 4 You can subscribe […]

9 Attractive Taisho Era Shunga Paintings That Will Surprise You

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Works from shunga‘s final days, the Meiji and Taisho eras, can be mainly divided in three categories. The first are the close imitations of the classical Edo designs. Secondly, the prints and paintings that were produced for the internal market depicting foreign customs and products. The third category were the shunga pieces that were created […]

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