In celebration of Mother’s Day the Ronin Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of 24 prints by Miyagawa Shuntei depicting children at play. Whether frolicking by the sea, playing marbles, bouncing a ball or stringing garlands of flowers, the amusements and joys of children are universal and always heartwarming. All the prints are in excellent condition and have been specially priced for Mother’s Day. Please let us know if you would like the print gift wrapped with an origami decoration.
Miyagawa Shuntei (1873-1914) was born in Aichi prefecture and lived most of his life in Tokyo. His birth name was Watanabe Morikici. He signed his work Shuntei Gyoshi or Shuntei Kanjin which literally means “man of leisure”. He studied painting with Watanabe Shoka and Tomioka Eisen. He was a prolific designer for book and newspaper illustrations as well as woodblock prints. His finest work was in the genre of women and children.