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Summary

Spring Pastimes

Miyagawa Isshô, ca. 1750.

Depicts “nanshoku”-type relationships between samurai and their boyfriends. Young kabuki actors who played female roles were known as onnagata or kagema and doubled as sex workers. They were much debated and sought after by the sophisticates of the day.

Shunga hand scroll (kakemono-e); sumi, color and gofun on silk.

Private collection.

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19:31, 30 October 2006 User:Pschemp 580×390 66 KB {{PD-Art|PD-old-100}} Spring Pastimes Miyagawa Isshô, ca. 1750. Depicts “nanshoku”- <a target="_blank" href="https://en.m.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Category:Gay_art&action=edit&redlink=1" class="new" title="Category:Gay art (page does not exist)">Category:Gay arttype</a> relationships between samurai and their boyfriends. Young <a target="_blank" href="https://en.m.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Kabuki&action=edit&redlink=1" class="new" title="Kabuki (page does not exist)">kabuki</a> actors who played female roles were known as <a target="_blank" href="https://en.m.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Onnagata&action=edit&redlink=1" class="new" title="Onnagata (page does not exist)">onnagata</a> or <a target="_blank" href="https://en.m.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Kagema&action=edit&redlink=1" class="new" title="Kagema (page does not exist)">kagema</a> and doub

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