Kabuki Playbill (Tsuji banzuke) for a Dance of Seven Changes (Shichihenge Shosagoto) at the Ichimura Theater

市村座辻番付 (七変化所作事)

Japanese
Edo period
1778 (An'ei 7), 9th month
Artist Unknown, Japanese


Dimensions

29.9 x 42.5 cm (11 3/4 x 16 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

00.1717

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri-e), ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Dance of Seven Changes (Shichihenge Shosagoto)
Theater: Ichimura

Nakamura Tomijûrô I in a farewell performance before his return to Kamigata.
1778、戊戌、安永07、09・09
市村
 (七変化所作事)[しちへんげしょさごと]

破レにより名題不明。口上に「七変化所作事(略)娘道成寺しうしやくのつがい獅子之もやう右之内に取組」とあり。

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock