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Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, the Utamaro of Montmartre (P1)

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The Post-Impressionist artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901) and his interest in Japanese art is closely linked to the writer and art dealer Maurice Joyant (1864-1930). The collection of the latter was one of the most visited by Impressionist and Post-Impressionist painters and are a further indication of the co-dependent, comprehensive network of artists, authors and other […]

Copulating Dutchman Encourages His Wife to Smell an Aphrodisciac

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  Chōkyōsai Eiri’s notorious ‘Fumi no Kiyogaki‘ design offers a glimpse through an opened window of an amorous liaison between a Dutchman and a Nagasaki courtesan. Other artists such as Keisai Eisen, Gessai Gabimaru and Kitagawa Utamaro also depicted similar scenes. For instance, Eisen’s shunga composition in ‘A Picture Book of the Many Beautiful Ways […]

The Important Shunga Exhibition of the British Museum in 2013/2014

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Stylish promo for the shunga exhibition of the British Museum 2013/2014 The exciting and amusing (look at the very end for the cat!) promo trailer published by the British Museum. The comprehensive shunga exhibition was called ‘Shunga: Sex and Pleasure in Japanese Art’.  It featured rare works including some excellent scroll paintings by Chobunsai Eishi (1756-1829), […]

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