14 May 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 2,375
Estimate GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,800
Isoda Koryusai (act. c. 1768-1784)
From the series Shikido torikumi juniban [Twelve Holds of Love], circa 1775-77, showing a young man and his partner on a futon, fine impression, colour and condition
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For a similar example see Kobayashi and Asano, Ukiyo-e soroimono [Pillow Pictures: Ukiyo-e Series], (Tokyo, 1995), vol. 2, p. 35; and Klompmakers, Japanese Erotic Prints: Shunga by Harunobu and Koryusai, (Leiden, 2001), E10.
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