Nanshoku-type tryst between an adult man and a young male kabuki actor. Kabuki actors who played female roles were known as onnagata or kagema and doubled as sex workers. They were much sought after by the sophisticates of the day.
Miyagawa Isshô, ca. 1750; Shunga hand scroll (kakemono-e); sumi, color and gofun on silk. Private collection.
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