Sexuality brings similar physical and emotional manifestations but shows many cross‐cultural variations. Three East Asian countries, China, Japan, and Korea, have been under somewhat similar cultural backgrounds almost for the last two thousand years mainly by being influenced by the so-called Confucian ideology. That applies to the art including paintings, sculptures, etc. However, the characteristics of the erotic paintings differed so much in many aspects.
I. Neo-Confucian Culture
II. History of Erotic Paintings
III. Characteristics of Paintings
IV. Characteristics Comparable to Chinese and Japanese Ones are as Follows: