Sign of Spring

Junkichi Mukai (November 30, 1901 - November 14, 1995) was a Japanese Western-style painter. Active before and after World War II, he traveled from Hokkaido to Kagoshima for more than 40 years, and was known as the "Mukai of Minka" because of his lifelong paintings of old houses.


His younger brother is Ryokichi Mukai, a sculptor and the first president of the mannequin production company Nanasai[1], and his eldest son is Souya Mukai, a former director of TBS and famous for raising Kinichi Hagimoto.


His eldest son is a former TBS director famous for raising Kinichi Hagimoto.
Thatched houses in various parts of Japan make us feel the hometown of the Japanese heart.
According to him, he finishes his works locally.
This thought heals the heart of the viewer.


Size: 23.5 x 46, painting size 54 x 66, frame size


Oil painting. Framed

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