Exterior View of the Nakamura Theater

中村座内外の図、外

Japanese
Edo period
1805 (Bunka 2)
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825), Publisher Moriya Jihei (Kinshindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks, Japanese Woodblock Prints (2010), pp. 228-9 (lower half only); Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 3 (1982), #201 (complete hexaptych)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 38.5 x 76.9 cm (15 3/16 x 30 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.1534-6

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych (lower half of hexaptych 21.1531-6): 21.1534 (left), 21.1535 (center), 21.1536 (right)

Signed

Ichiyôsai Utagawa Toyokuni ga (on left sheet)
一陽斎歌川豊国画

Provenance

1921, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession date: August 4, 1921)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift