Kunisada, Utagawa

(1786 Edo-1/9/1865 Edo)
(Japan); aka Ichiyusai / Gepparo / Hoku-baiko / Tojuen / Ichiyosai / Kachoro / Ittei, Hanabusa / Fubosanjin / Fuchoan / Kin-raisha / Kio / Shozo
   Painter, woodblock printmaker, and lay priest. Student of Utagawa Toyokuni. Perhaps the most prolific ukiyo-e artist in Japanese history, much of his work is erotic in nature.
   Reproductions: [Bandits raping woman]; 1860s; Kronhausen, 1970c: p. 267 . [Closeup of a vagina], from Shunshoku Bidan; 1840; Kronhausen, 1968: p. 307 [B]. [Closeup of genitals]; mid 19th century; Klinger, 1983b: figs. 389-390 [B]. [Copulating couple]; c1835; Klinger, 1984: fig. 635 [B]. Copulating while fully clothed, from Enshoku Shinasadame (Grading the Beautiful Women); Bowie, 1970: fig. 85 [B]. Couple enjoys shunga book; 1860s; Kronhausen, 1968: p. 309 [B]. [Couple reading erotic scroll], from Shiki No Nagame (Views of the Erotic Seasons); c1827: Raw-son, 1983: fig. 249 [B]. [Couples copulating], from Komoncho; early 1860s; Kronhausen, 1970c: pp. 262, 263 [B]. [Couples copulating], from Tsyu No Korobine; 1856; Kronhausen, 1970c: p. 264 [B]. [Gang rape], from Shinkei Bai; Kronhausen, 1970c: p. 269 [B]. Geisha and attendant; 1850; Kron-hausen, 1968: p. 308 [B]. Ghostly lover, from Kaichu Kagami (A pocket mirror); c1809; Bowie, 1970: fig. 108 [B]. Hell of great (scaring) heat [attributed to]; early mid-19th century; Fagioli 1997: plates 157-159 . Illustration, from Ehon Setsug-ekka (Erotic Book of Snow, Moon, and Flowers); 1819; Ronin, 1979: Fig. 80 [B]. Illustration, from Shiki No Nagame (Scenes of the Four Seasons); c1827; Fagioli 1897: plates 124-144 [C]. [Illustrations to erotic books][attributed to]; Fagioli 1997: plates 145-156 [C] / Evans, 1975: figs. 6.107-6.110 [B]. Jealousy scene between two fishing girls and their lover; 1860s; Kronhausen, 1968: p. 310 [B]. Love play, from Enshi Gojuyojo (Parody of Tales of Genji); Bowie, 1970: fig. 84 [B]. Lover stimulating a courtesan; c1850; Solow, 1980: p. 4 [B]. Night cherry-blossoms, from Views of the Erotic Seasons; c1827; Rawson, 1983: plate 32 [C]. [Nude couple copulating], from Koi No Urazumi; 1840s; Kron-hausen, 1970c: p. 266 [B]. [Nude couple relaxing after sex], from Komoncho; 1860s; Kronhausen, 1970c: p. 270 [B]. Opposites attract [faces and genitalia switched]; Gnojewski, 2004: p. 43 [C]. Oral love, from Oyagari No Koe (O Great Cry of Woman); Bowie, 1970: fig. 87 [B]. [Orgy scene], from Views of Edo; 1840s; Kronhausen, 1970c: p. 265 [B]. Orgy scenes; 1850s; Kronhausen, 1968: p. 312 [B]. [Penetration from behind], from Kacho Yojo Azumi Genji (Modern Tales of Genji); Bowie, 1970: fig. 86 [B]. Print from book Borrowed Pillow; c1850; Kronhausen, 1968: 309 [B]. Print from Komoncho: early 1860s; Kronhausen, 1968: p. 310 [B]. Rape, from series Scenery of 4 Seasons; 1829; Bowie, 1970: fig. 78 [B] / Webb, 1975: p. 101 [B]. [Rear entry sex in the countryside]; Gnojewski, 2004: pp. 56-57 [C]. Sexual transformationism: humanized penises and vulvas, from Hyakki-Yako (Veritable pandemonium); Bowie, 1970: fig. 102 [B]. Street scene in prostitute quarters of Edo, from Tsyu No Karobine; 1856; Kronhausen, 1968: p. 308 [B]. [Vagina in a box], from Shushoku Bidan; 1840; Kronhausen, 1970c: p. 261 [B]. [Woman raped by 5 men], from The Two Butterflies; Kronhausen, 1970c: p. 268 [B].
   [b]Source: Benezit, vol. 7: pp. 149-150; ThB XXII 1928: p. 106.

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