Shunga, Erotic art, Tokugawa, Edo, Ukiyo-e, "Spring pictures"
This paper analyses the artistic elements of Shunga, or Japanese erotic art, produced throughout the Edo period. It also discusses the historical, economic, and social factors that culminated in Shunga's production and consumption as a popular urban commodity.
Redjou, Rachael, "Shunga: Erotic Art in the Tokugawa Era" (2016). Western Libraries Undergraduate Research Award. 10.
Subjects - Topical (LCSH)
Erotic painting, Japanese--Edo period, 1600-1868; Erotic prints, Japanese--Edo period, 1600-1868; Ukiyoe; Sex in art; Wit and humor in art; Prints--Social aspects--Japan