Benito Jacovitti, a well-known Italian satirical cartoonist, was best known for his parodies and literary adaptations. During his career, Jacovitti created more than 60 characters and around 150 books. Highlighted in the upcoming EROTIC: Art, Photography & Collectibles auction presented by Artelisted is a hand-signed Kamasutra book by Benito Jacovitti.
Examples of shunga, an erotic artistic tradition that emerged from early modern Japan, are among the key lots of the sale. Included is a vintage shunga hand-painted canvas depicting a couple making love. The auction also features original erotic drawings by Rafael Dussan and several silver gelatin photographs by New Orleans photographer Bernardo Wade. Other lots include stone lithographs by Frederico Righi and hand-painted watercolor illustrations by James Thompson. To browse the entire collection and register to bid, visit Artelisted.
# of Lots:201
Price Range:$20 - $500
Interesting lots include:
|Item Image||Item Name||Estimate|
|Rare Jacovitti Kamasutra Signed Limited Edition|| Estimate: |
|Vintage Hand Painted Japanese Shunga|| Estimate: |
|BERNARDO WADE Original Gelatin Photo 16|| Estimate: |
|EDGAR ACERO, Mexico, Original Photo, Stamped Limited Edition Of 15|| Estimate: |
|Marilyn Monroe Calendar James Spada, 1984|| Estimate: |