The Erotic Sentiment in the Paintings of China and Japan

The Erotic Sentiment in the Paintings of China and Japan

by Nik Douglas, Penny Slinger
     
 

In Eastern cultures, it was customary to present collections of erotic art called pillow books to newlyweds. This full-color edition showcases the finest examples of this art from China and Japan, accompanied by selections of Taoist verse.

Overview

In Eastern cultures, it was customary to present collections of erotic art called pillow books to newlyweds. This full-color edition showcases the finest examples of this art from China and Japan, accompanied by selections of Taoist verse.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780892814954
Publisher:
Inner Traditions/Bear & Company
Publication date:
11/01/1994
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.10(d)

Meet the Author

Nik Douglas (1944-2012) and Penny Slinger are the authors of the best-selling book Sexual Secrets, as well as The Secret Dakini Oracle and The Erotic Sentiment in the Paintings of India and Nepal. Nik Douglas studied Asian art, philosophy, medicine and Tantric practices while living for eight years in the Himalayas. Penny Slinger, a graduate of Chelsea College of Fine Art, is one of Europe's foremost collage and erotic artists.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >