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[Ehon tsuhi no hinagata (Models of loving couples)] [pictures]

Author
Hokusai, 1760-1849.
Title
[Ehon tsuhi no hinagata (Models of loving couples)] [pictures] / [Katsushika Hokusai]
Format
Image
Edition
[3rd version]
Published
[ca. 1811]
Description
1 portfolio : [9] pl. of col. ill. ; 25 x 38 cm.
Notes
Original prints.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Originally published with 12 prints. KI copy has 9.
Place of origin: [Japan]
Summary
Woodblock prints (ōban) of couples in coital positions. KI prints "C" and "D" identical to pl. 6.84 and 6.85 in T. & M.A. Evans, Shunga: the art of love in Japan (London 1975), from 3rd version of book. For date, general discussion and attribution to Hokusai as opposed to daughter O-Ei or colleague Eisen, see also R. Lane in P. Rawson, ed., Erotic art of the East (New York 1968) p. 350ff.; R. Lane in Ukiyo-e (special edition 1977) 165ff.; R. Lane in Ukiyo-e 76 (1977) 8-19; Y. Hayashi in Ukiyo-e 84 (1981) 62-79.
Subject headings
Hokusai,--1760-1849.
Kinsey subjects
Coital techniques--Japan--19th century.
Subject headings
Japan.

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
250Q H7218.1
Location
Kinsey Institute Library - Art