Shuntei Miyagawa (1873-1914)
Presented below are some of the finest prints produced by the Meiji-era bijin-ga artist Miyagawa Shuntei. The oban-sized series, 'Flowers of the Floating World' ranks as one of the three best series by Shuntei - the other two series being his triptych series 'Twelve Months of Beauties' (1898) and 'Today's Elegant Customs and Manners' (1904). There were a total of 36 prints in this series and it was available as a complete album or as individual prints. The publisher of this series was Fukuda Hatsujiro. Shuntei signed each print using either 'Miyagawa Shuntei' or his other pseudonym 'Shuntei Gyoshi'.

Views Of Japan

Artist: Shuntei, Miyagawa (1873-1914)
Title: Applying Makeup
Series: Flowers of the Floating World
Date: 1897, August 1st

Artist: Shuntei, Miyagawa (1873-1914)
Title: Dressing in a Kimono
Series: Flowers of the Floating World
Date: 1897, August 1st

Artist: Shuntei, Miyagawa (1873-1914)
Title: Morning Tea
Series: Flowers of the Floating World
Date: 1898, June 10

Artist: Shuntei, Miyagawa (1873-1914)
Title: Visiting A Bathhouse
Series: Flowers of the Floating World
Date: 1898, September 1st

Artist: Shuntei, Miyagawa (1873-1914)
Title: Wading in a River
Series: Flowers of the Floating World
Date: 1898, June 10

Artist: Shuntei, Miyagawa (1873-1914)
Title: Picking Wildflowers
Series: Flowers of the Floating World
Date: 1898, January 3rd

Artist: Shuntei, Miyagawa (1873-1914)
Title: Playing Karuta
Series: Flowers of the Floating World
Date: 1897, August 20

Artist: Shuntei, Miyagawa (1873-1914)
Title: Visiting An Exhibition (?)
Series: Flowers of the Floating World
Date: 1898, August 20

Artist: Shuntei, Miyagawa (1873-1914)
Title: Entertaining An Important Guest
Series: Flowers of the Floating World
Date: 1898, September 20

Artist: Shuntei, Miyagawa (1873-1914)
Title: Viewing a Peony Garden
Series: Flowers of the Floating World
Date: 1898, October 1st

Artist: Shuntei, Miyagawa (1873-1914)
Title: Koi and Wisteria at Kameido Shrine
Series: Flowers of the Floating World
Date: 1897, August 1st

Artist: Shuntei, Miyagawa (1873-1914)
Title: Girls Day Festival
Series: Flowers of the Floating World
Date: 1898, September 20

Artist: Shuntei, Miyagawa (1873-1914)
Title: Taking a Branch with Flowers
Series: Flowers of the Floating World
Date: 1898, January 3rd

Artist: Shuntei, Miyagawa (1873-1914)
Title: Sewing
Series: Flowers of the Floating World
Date: 1898, October 1st

Artist: Shuntei, Miyagawa (1873-1914)
Title: Embroidery
Series: Flowers of the Floating World
Date: 1898, July 1st

Artist: Shuntei, Miyagawa (1873-1914)
Title: Ironing a Kimono
Series: Flowers of the Floating World
Date: 1898, August 20

Artist: Shuntei, Miyagawa (1873-1914)
Title: Viewing a Japanese Garden
Series: Flowers of the Floating World
Date: 1898, July 20

Artist: Shuntei, Miyagawa (1873-1914)
Title: Hairdressing
Series: Flowers of the Floating World
Date: 1897, August 1st

Artist: Shuntei, Miyagawa (1873-1914)
Title: Ikebana (Flower Arranging)
Series: Flowers of the Floating World
Date: 1898, September 20

Artist: Shuntei, Miyagawa (1873-1914)
Title: Nihonga (Japanese Painting)
Series: Flowers of the Floating World
Date: 1897, August 20

Artist: Shuntei, Miyagawa (1873-1914)
Title: Ko-Sodate (Child Raising)
Series: Flowers of the Floating World
Date: 1897, August 1st

Artist: Shuntei, Miyagawa (1873-1914)
Title: A Walk in Winter
Series: Flowers of the Floating World
Date: 1897, September 1st

Artist: Shuntei, Miyagawa (1873-1914)
Title: Sculpturing
Series: Flowers of the Floating World
Date: 1898, September 1st

Artist: Shuntei, Miyagawa (1873-1914)
Title: Visiting Friends
Series: Flowers of the Floating World
Date: 1897, August 1st

Artist: Shuntei, Miyagawa (1873-1914)
Title: Hatsumode (A Visit to a Shrine on New Year's Day)
Series: Flowers of the Floating World
Date: 1898, June 10

Artist: Shuntei, Miyagawa (1873-1914)
Title: Playing Go (Japanese Chess)
Series: Flowers of the Floating World
Date: 1898, July 1st

Artist: Shuntei, Miyagawa (1873-1914)
Title: Pleasure Boat Ride in Summer
Series: Flowers of the Floating World
Date: 1898

Artist: Shuntei, Miyagawa (1873-1914)
Title: Sea Bathing
Series: Flowers of the Floating World
Date: 1898, January 3rd

Artist: Shuntei, Miyagawa (1873-1914)
Title: Camellia Garden
Series: Flowers of the Floating World
Date: 1898 July

Artist: Shuntei, Miyagawa (1873-1914)
Title: Shodo (Calligraphy)
Series: Flowers of the Floating World
Date: 1898, January 3rd


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