Kabuki Playbill (Tsuji banzuke) for Hana no Miyako Kuruwa no Nawabari at the Miyako Theater

都座辻番付 「花都廓縄張(はなのみやこくるわのなわばり)」

Japanese
Edo period
1794 (Kansei 6), intercalary 11th month
Artist Unknown, Japanese, Publisher Kiriya Denzaemon (Japanese)


Dimensions

41 x 28.6 cm (16 1/8 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.28488

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.27337, 11.28487, 11.28488

Play: Hana no Miyako Kuruwa no Nawabari
Theater: Miyako
1794、甲寅、寛政06、11閏01

 花都廓縄張(はなのみやこくるわのなわばり)

上部欠。

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