Utagawa school Fine Erotic “Shunga” Ukiyo-e Woodblock Print. 1830s-1840s, Japan (Edo Period). Multicolor woodblock print on paper. 5 1/8 x 7 3/8 inches (image); 7 1/8 x 8 5/8 inches (sheet). Unsigned (typical of “Shunga”). Skillfully executed “bokashi” shading; light “gauffrage” (embossing) to kimonos and bodies; “burnishing” to black areas; crisp lines, highly detailed carving. Silver metallic pigments to background screen. Gold metallic “speckles” to outer surround. Private collection, California (acquired by family of American serviceman stationed in Tokyo, 1946-48). Rich colors, very fresh, no fading. A few scattered marks; slight wear; light toning. Loosely end-tipped to original folio backing. Very highly detailed and colorful “Shunga” image of an amourous couple. From an album of 12 “deluxe” prints found inside original silk-bound folio. Very clean for Shunga. The item “RARE GENUINE 1830s EROTIC WOODBLOCK PRINT (Shunga Ukiyo-e), JAPAN” is in sale since Monday, July 8, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Photographic Images\Risqué\Vintage & Antique (Pre-1940)”. The seller is “othercriteria” and is located in Austin, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Iceland, Viet nam, Uruguay, Russian federation.