Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Shunga Drawing
  • Utamaro School
  • Shunga Drawing, late 1700s–early 1800s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • ink on paper
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 18.1 x 28.8 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 1/8 x 11 5/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Museum purchase: Lucy Shaw Schultz Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1997.0017
Description

Black and white sketch of a man and woman wearing flowing garments and seated together. The woman rests back on her legs and her garments are raised. The man's garments are open and he is positioned behind the woman. the woman has her head turned back toward the man.