CHUNAGON YAKAMOCHI (Koikawa Shozan)

Original Japanese shunga erotic woodblock print
Koikawa Shozan (恋川笑山)
Thirty-six Excellent Selections of Beautiful Gems (美玉三十六佳撰): Chunagon Yakamochi (中納言家持)
Year: 1857
Condition: fair
Size: 10,5 x 15 cm

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Description

Inscription on the top right:

春の野に
あさるきぎしの
妻恋ひに
おのがあたりを
人に知れつつ

Haru no no ni
asaru kigishi no
tsumagoi ni
ono ga atari o
hito ni shiretsutsu

In the fields in springtime
while seeking grain, the pheasant
cries love for his mate, and
his location
to all reveals