LINK quote [Shunga are literally "images of spring." That is the time of recreation and procreation, the time that inspires man and woman to couple, as if anyone needed an excuse. Shunga appeared prominently in the works of Hokusai, Utamaro, and many other revered woodcut artists. In the Japan of the 1800's, the color woodcut print was the most popular artform of the day...].
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