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Japanese scroll

Title
Japanese scroll.
Format
Image
Published
19th century.
Description
1 scroll handpainted on paper and mounted on silk brocade; 3 1/8" w x 3" h x 15 1/4" l. Boxed.
Notes
ISR 520.
A red seal appears on the reverse at the beginning of the scroll, and at the end on the front side.
Summary
6 scenes of heterosexual sex behavior. Text at the end reads: "This was received by the Duke of Date, a so-called painting by Matabe Ewasa, founder of a school of painting. One of two scrolls." The characters on the lid read: "A picture of the secret technique between men and women. The school of old Tosa."
Kinsey subjects
Art--Japan--19th century.
Sex behavior--Japan--19th century.
Scrolls.

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
250Q A005.1
Location
Kinsey Institute Library - Art