This is a guaranteed antique and original. (wood block print) by a late Edo c. 1800 era artist, Utamaro. Shunga (erotic prints) were outlawed to produce during the Edo era but were so poplular that all the leading artists created them. This print, unsigned, but attributed to the Edo era artist Utamaro, features an enthusiastic patron and geisha fulfilling the height of their passion. This print is a two page manga size measuring 8 1/2″ x 7″ — (22 x 18 cm). It has been professionally matted on museum mat in a neutral black frame sealed in glass. The overall frame size is 13 1/4″ by 10 1/4″ (35 x 26 cm). The paper this print is made of took over 200 days to make. The paper is made of the inner bark of the gampi (mulberry) tree and made to last virtually indefinitely. Having been recently matted and framed, this print remains in very fine condition , crisp with full. You’ll love it, I guarantee it……… Sailerking and the Shogun’s Gallery have been in the Japanese antique business for over 38 years, and highly value our customers. Satisfaction Guarantee: All items are carefully described and photographed. Most items listed are antiques, and as such may have an expected amount of wear from normal use. We do not sell items with major flaws without mentioning it in the listing. See photos and descriptions for condition. The item “ANTIQUE (1800) JAPANESE ORIGINAL UKIYOE SHUNGA EROTIC WOODBLOCK PRINT UTAMARO” is in sale since Friday, October 25, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Prints”. The seller is “sailerking” and is located in Portland, Oregon. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Type: Paintings
- Region of Origin: Japan
- Age: 1800-1849
- Primary Material: Paper
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Featured Refinements: Japanese Woodblock Print