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Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III), 1786-1865
Articulated Shunga Couple with Original Wrapper

articulated shikake-e (trick picture) with two figures with original fukuro attributed to Utagawa Kunisada; the wrapper decorated with a bust portrait of a beauty; with male and female paper 'doll' nude figures printed on front and back and anatomically detailed, ca. 1855
koban wrapper 5 1/8 by 3 1/8 in., 13 by 8 cm (folded)
Published:
Highlights of Japanese Printmaking Part 4: Shunga, Scholten Japanese Art, 2014, cat. no. 58
price: $ 1,800