Poem of the Pillow and Other Stories By Utamaro, Hokusai, Kuniyoshi and Other Artists of the Floating World. Gian Carlo Calza.

Poem of the Pillow and Other Stories By Utamaro, Hokusai, Kuniyoshi and Other Artists of the Floating World

Phaidon. 8.25 x 11", 463 pp., fully illustrated in color, list of works, glossary, bibliography, index, pictorial boards, New York, 2010. Item #43015
ISBN: 9780714849966

Comprehensive survey of Japanese erotic art, from the mid-seventeenth century to the end of the nineteenth century, the time known as the ukiyo-e period.

Organized chronologically by artist, including such famous figures as Utamaro, Hokusai, Harunobu, Kunisada, Kuniyoshi and many others.

Beautifully illustrated with over 350 images, including woodblock prints, scrolls and paintings, this book is an excellent resource on ukiyo-e erotic art.

With a strikingly modern design that enhances the luxurious quality of the book, every copy includes a free print of Utamaro’s famous erotic scene from the Poem of the Pillow.

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