Isoda Koryusai, Peeping Child

Isoda Koryusai, fl. ca. 1764-1789

Peeping Child

from an untitled series; a couple making love are interrupted by a visitor, the fusuma doors are opened a crack allowing a child to peep in, perhaps looking for comfort from a rainstorm which is visible in the background out of an open verandah, signed in white on the far left fusuma panel, Koryu sho, ca. 1770-71

chuban yoko-e 8 1/4 by 11 1/8 in., 21.1 by 28.1 cm

This impression published:
Klompmakers, Japanese Erotic Prints, 2001, p.101, cat. C.11

Reference:
Shirakura, Eiri shunga ehon mokuroku, 2007, p. 229

$5,000

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