RARE GENUINE 1830s EROTIC WOODBLOCK PRINT (Shunga Ukiyo-e), JAPAN

Utagawa school Fine Erotic “Shunga” Ukiyo-e Woodblock Print. 1830s-1840s, Japan (Edo Period). Multicolor woodblock print on paper. 5 1/8 x 7 3/8 inches (image); 7 1/8 x 8 5/8 inches (sheet). Unsigned (typical of “Shunga”). Skillfully executed “bokashi” shading; light “gauffrage” (embossing) to kimonos and bodies; “burnishing” to black areas; crisp lines, highly detailed carving. […]