Dad's Teahouse in Hiroo (Hiroo Oyaji chaya)

「広尾おやじ茶屋」

Japanese
Edo period
1784 (Tenmei 4), 4th month
Artist Shiba Kôkan (Suzuki Harushige) (Japanese, 1747–1818)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #615; MFA, Printed Treasures (2008), #55; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), pl. 598; Hosono, Nagasaki Prints (English trans. 1978), pl. 51

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 27 x 38.6 cm (10 5/8 x 15 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

68.100

Medium or Technique

Copperplate etching; ink on paper, with hand-applied color

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Nihon sôsei Shiba Kôkan ga

日本創製司馬江漢画

Provenance

1968, sold by Dawson's Book Shop to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 10, 1968)

Credit Line

John Ware Willard Fund