Billboards with Actors' Crests (Mon-kanban), from the series Annual Events of the Theater in Edo (Ô-Edo shibai nenjû gyôji)

「大江戸しばゐねんぢうぎやうじ 紋看板」(おおえどしばいねんじゅうぎょうじ もんかんばん)

Japanese
Meiji era
1897 (Meiji 30), July 25
Artist Adachi Ginkô (Japanese, 1853–1902), Publisher Hasegawa Sumi (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.3 x 24 cm (14 5/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.53.42

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From a series co-designed by Adachi Ginkô and Torii Kiyosada.

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Provenance

1953, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession date: March 12, 1953)

Credit Line

Anonymous Gift