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A Collection of SHUNGA,30 matted prints from 13 artists

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A Collection of SHUNGA,30 matted prints from 13 artists

Set of 30 Ukiyoe (wood block prints) by 13 different 18th century Japanese artists each print with the colors accurately reproduced, sharp and clear, backed & matted with a tissue paper cover and cover for each print. The outside portfolio is of silk on all sides with gold embossed letters. The inside of the portfolio (see pix #2) has an old poem ny Taikenmon-in Horikawa taken from a collection of tanka poetry, Senzaishu, compiled c. 1187 which translates as follows: How long will it last? A heart cannot be certain, My hair, long and black; Is disordered this morning, Is confused like my thinking. There is a large format catalogue 18 x 12.25 inches, 45.5 x 31 cms.) in English with a Preface, Shunga, The Artists, The Prints (with a black and white image and detailed description of each print)and finally some Notes. The dimensions of each print are 15 5/8 inches x 11 inches or 39.7 x 28 cms. The dimensions of each mounted and matted print are 18.5 inches x 12.25 inches or 46.7 x 31 cms. Condition is absolutely pristine! Published in 1985 by Arc Corporation, copyright The English Agency (Japan) Ltd. and M.A.E. Group Inc. Tokyo, Japan.

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