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    Sale 2761

    Asian Art

    20 - 21 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 465

    Chokyosai Eiri (act. 1789-1801)

    Price Realised  

    Chokyosai Eiri (act. 1789-1801)
    A couple engaged in lovemaking in a bathhouse, the woman holding a towel decorated with a sea star motif in her mouth, very good impression, very slightly faded, very good condition, centrefold


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    Literature

    Illustrated in Lane and Hayashi, Teihon ukiyo-e shunga meihin shusei. The complete Ukiyo-e Shunga, Tokyo, 1995-2000, p. 30-31; and in Uhlenbeck and Winkel, Leiden, 2005, Japanese Erotic Fantasies. Sexual Imagery of the Edo period, pl. 49b and on cover (this impression).