Kabuki Playbill (Tsuji banzuke) for Arigataya O-Edo no Kagekiyo at the Kawarazaki Theater

河原崎座辻番付 「難有御江戸景清(ありがたやおえどのかげきよ)」

Japanese
Edo period
1850 (Kaei 3), 3rd month
Artist Unknown, Japanese, Publisher Ogawa Hansuke (Japanese)


Dimensions

33.7 x 47.4 cm (13 1/4 x 18 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1620

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 00.1620, 11.27997

Tsuji banzuke promoting the kabuki drama “Arigataya O-Edo no Kagekiyo” that was staged at the Kawarazaki Theater (Edo) from the 17th day of the 3rd lunar month of Kaei 3 (1850). Published by Ogawa Hansuke.
「難有御江戸景清」 ありがたやおえどのかげきよ
河原崎座、江戸
嘉永03(1850) ・03月 ・17日より

版元備考: 小川 半助

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