A male homosexual

It seems there are many Wakashu(若衆) in Edo priod.
Wakashu is young male prostitute who may also act as a homosexual prostitute.
This SHUNGA which name is “Shudo zukan” is about Wakashu.

Wakashu wear kimono for ladies and it looks very good.
Actually a male homosexual is one of the culture in Edo period.


Shudo zukan
Artist Unknown
17th century

衆道図巻
作者不明
17世紀頃