Comparison of Two Plays in the Form of a Sumô Program (Banzuke): Keisei Inazuma Zôshi, at the Kado Theater, and Keisei Shina Sadame at the Naka Theater

見立角力番付 角芝居上演の「けいせい輝草紙」(けいせいいなずまぞうし)と中之芝居上演の「けいせい品評林」(けいせいしなさだめ)

Japanese
Edo period
1808 (Bunka 5), 1st month
Artist Unknown, Japanese


Dimensions

24.1 x 33.8 cm (9 1/2 x 13 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.27629

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Keisei Inazuma Zôshi
Theater: Kado

Play: Keisei Shina Sadame
Theater: Naka
 文化5年二の替興行時に、角芝居上演の「けいせい輝草紙(けいせいいなずまぞうし)」と中之芝居上演の「けいせい品評林(けいせいしなさだめ)」の評判を見立番付にしたもの。

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Provenance

By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850 - d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: August 3, 1911)

NOTES:
[1] Much of Bigelow's collection of Asian art was formed during his residence in Japan between 1882 and 1889, although he also made acquisitions in Europe and the United States. Bigelow deposited many of these objects at the MFA in 1890 before donating them to the Museum's collection at later dates.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection