Grandpa's Teahouse, Meguro (Meguro Jijigachaya), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

「名所江戸百景 目黒爺々(めぐろ じじ)が茶屋」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 4th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.104, pls. 339, 340; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #84; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.103

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.9 x 24 cm (14 1/8 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9485

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 084 (fall section) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 11.16875, 11.36876.57, 21.9485
秋の部。目黒川の北側の台地は富士見の名所であった。ここにある茶屋は富士見茶屋と呼ばれたが、江戸時代初めに三代将軍家光が鷹狩の折に立ち寄り老夫婦が歓待したことから、爺々が茶屋の名でも親しまれた。 – 藤澤紫K

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 4
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、巳四
彫師:なし

Provenance

July 1912, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection