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Partners in PrintArtistic Collaboration and the Ukiyo-e Market$
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Julie Nelson Davis

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780824839383

Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: November 2016

DOI: 10.21313/hawaii/9780824839383.001.0001

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Unrolling Pictures for the Erotic Imagination

Unrolling Pictures for the Erotic Imagination

A Designer, His Publisher, and The Scroll of the Sleeve

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(p.108) Chapter 3 Unrolling Pictures for the Erotic Imagination
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Partners in Print
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Julie Nelson Davis

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University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824839383.003.0003

This chapter begins by analyzing the erotic handscroll The Scroll of the Sleeve and attributing the name of an artist and a publisher to the project. This approach takes seriously the decision by its makers not to sign the work, in accordance with period censorship practices, but argues that artistic style and material presentation were, in effect, serving as markers for the contributions by Torii Kiyonaga and Nishimuraya Yohachi, respectively. The chapter compares The Scroll of Sleeve with extant works achieved through their partnership to elucidate this attribution while also inquiring further into the erotic themes as portrayed and their relationship to floating world cultural practices.

Keywords:   Torii Kiyonaga, Nishimuraya Yohachi, erotica, shunga, pillar prints, handscrolls, viewership, censorship, Tsukioka Settei, sex, collaboration

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