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Otsubi-e is a term to refer to a certain kind of shunga, which show genitalia in extreme close up. Some sources state that it is derived from okubi-e. Pearl Seeker is an example of the otsubi-e.

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(okubi-e), although wags reclassified them as 'big cunt pictures' (otsubi-e).18 'Likeness pictures' brought portraiture to a level where a depicted person was ..Sex and the Floating World
One of Hokusai's finest shunga albums, each volume contains an an okubi-e portrait, seven double-page illustrations, and an otsubi-e followed by text. (referring to Kinoe no komatsu )
ous renderings in Ukiyo no itoguchi of 1780 (see Fig. 4). The otsubi-e was perfected in Utamaro's stunning images in Warai jégo of ca. 1802 (Fig. 5), and in the ...




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