Contents Page (Mokuroku) for the series The Eighteen Great Kabuki Plays (Kabuki jûhachiban)

「歌舞伎十八番 目録」

Japanese
Meiji era
1895 (Meiji 28), December 12


Catalogue Raisonné

Waseda db 201-0124, 201-0143, 201-0163, 201-0189

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.2 x 24 cm (14 1/4 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.53.1

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The complete series, plus contents page: RES.53.1 to RES.53.19. (The series also included a title page, which is not in the MFA collection; see Waseda db 201-0123.) The date and publication information for each print was in the left margin, which has been cut off of these impressions.

Signed

Moko-e (Copies of Old Pictures) Saitô Chôhô Torii Kiyosada hitsu; Nigao-e (Portraits) Jûyonsei Hasegawa Kanbei Jusôsô Tadakiyo hitsu
模古絵斉藤蝶蜂 鳥居清貞筆、 似顔画十四世長谷川勘兵衛 寿双々忠清筆

Markings

Blockcutter's mark: Horikô Yata
Printer's mark: Surikô Ôkame
Artists' seals: Kiyosada, Tadakiyo
彫師:彫工弥太
摺師:摺工大亀

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Anonymous gift