Artist: Utagawa Kuninao (歌川国直)

Print: Ehon (絵本): shunga (春画)
from the series Hoshi-zukiyo ito no shirabe

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Dates: circa 1830,created
Dimensions: 6.0 in,8.5 in,Overall dimensions
Medium: color woodblock print

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Physical description:

A shunga book attributed to Kuninao containing four double pages and one single page of illustrations including an actor making love in a Green Room. The image on page 5 shows a sumo wrestler having sex with a bijin.


The front part of page 4, the two heads and upper part of the torsos, appears on the cover of a contemporary book of shunga. The title is 江戸好色本に見る: Hのいろは.