Pleasure & Desire: Shunga for Valentine's Day

We invites you to celebrate Valentine's Day with a collection of 18th - 20th century Japanese shunga. Literally translated “spring pictures,” shunga are a genre of woodblock prints that depict the entire gamut of sensual pleasures. Please note that the images are explicit.
, 'The Season of Chrysanthemums,' ca. 1820, Ronin Gallery

Katsushika Hokusai

The Season of Chrysanthemums, ca. 1820

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, 'Just Can't Wait,' ca. 1680, Ronin Gallery

Okumura Masanobu

Just Can't Wait, ca. 1680

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$5,500

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, 'Tender Embrace,' ca. 1830, Ronin Gallery

Keisai Eisen

Tender Embrace, ca. 1830

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$4,200

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, 'In the Bathhouse,' ca. 1770, Ronin Gallery

Isoda Koryusai

In the Bathhouse, ca. 1770

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$2,400

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, 'The Sound of Insects,' ca. 1770, Ronin Gallery

Isoda Koryusai

The Sound of Insects, ca. 1770

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$2,200

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, 'Stop Talking and Make Love!,' ca. 1820, Ronin Gallery

Kikukawa Eizan

Stop Talking and Make Love!, ca. 1820

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$2,400

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, ' Back Stage ,' ca. 1760, Ronin Gallery

Isoda Koryusai

Back Stage , ca. 1760

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$1,100

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, 'Fun,' ca. 1680, Ronin Gallery

Hishikawa Moronobu

Fun, ca. 1680

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$2,200

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, 'After a Smoke,' ca. 1680, Ronin Gallery

Okumura Masanobu

After a Smoke, ca. 1680

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$5,500

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, 'After Drinking Sake,' , Ronin Gallery

Keisai Eisen

After Drinking Sake

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$1,200

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, 'After a Smoke,' ca. 1760, Ronin Gallery

Isoda Koryusai

After a Smoke, ca. 1760

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$1,200

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, 'Samurai and Young Boy in Early Spring,' ca. 1760, Ronin Gallery

Isoda Koryusai

Samurai and Young Boy in Early Spring, ca. 1760

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$2,100

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, 'Tender Moment:  The Forgotten Shamisen,' ca. 1760, Ronin Gallery

Suzuki Harunobu

Tender Moment: The Forgotten Shamisen, ca. 1760

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$1,200

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, 'Intimacy Black and White,' 1975, Ronin Gallery

Yoshitoshi Mori

Intimacy Black and White, 1975

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$1,500

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, 'The Writing Lesson,' ca. 1687, Ronin Gallery

Hishikawa Moronobu

The Writing Lesson, ca. 1687

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$6,200

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, 'Male Prostitute: Willow Storm,' ca. 1832, Ronin Gallery

Yanagawa Shigenobu

Male Prostitute: Willow Storm, ca. 1832

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$4,800

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, 'Dreaming of You for 9 Years,' ca. 1800, Ronin Gallery

Kitagawa Utamaro

Dreaming of You for 9 Years, ca. 1800

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$2,400

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, 'Gentle,' ca. 1770, Ronin Gallery

Isoda Koryusai

Gentle, ca. 1770

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$1,200

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, 'A Happy Occasion,' ca. 1820, Ronin Gallery

Kikukawa Eizan

A Happy Occasion, ca. 1820

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$1,800

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, 'Afternoon Nap,' ca. 1760, Ronin Gallery

Suzuki Harunobu

Afternoon Nap, ca. 1760

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$1,600

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