Mariko: Famous Tea Shop (Mariko, meibutsu chamise), second state, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi), also known as the First Tôkaidô or Great Tôkaidô

「東海道五十三次之内 鞠子 名物茶屋」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1833–34 (Tenpô 4–5)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Tsuruya Kiemon (Senkakudô) (Japanese), Publisher Takenouchi Magohachi (Hoeidô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 245, horizontal ôban #55.21

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.4 x 35.7 cm (9 3/16 x 14 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5033

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 21 in the series, later state with corrected title; co-published by Hôeidô and Senkakudô.

MFA impressions:
First state: 11.26114, *11.38905 (deaccessioned in 2012), *11.45567 (deaccessioned in 2012)
Second state: 11.2254, *11.17409 (deaccessioned in 2012), 11.30162, 11.30193, 11.41820, 21.5033, 2009.2411.21

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: (kiwame; in left margin, cut off of this impression)
改印:(極)

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection (Blanchard sale); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection