Courtesan with a Foreigner

Utagawa School, 19th century

Collection of Similar Peoples: Courtesan with a Foreigner
(Tamono zukushi)

another rare example of shunga depicting a foreigner; a courtesan lies back while a man in European clothing holds her bent leg to his chest and fondles her; finely printed with metallic embellishments; ca. 1850s

koban 3 7/8 by 5 1/8 in., 9.8 by 12.9 cm



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