Kabuki Playbill (Tsuji banzuke) for Hatsumonbi Kuruwa Soga at the Nakamura Theater

中村座辻番付 「初紋日艶郷曽我」(はつもんびくるわそが)

Japanese
Edo period
1780 (An'ei 9), 2nd month
Artist Unknown, Japanese


Dimensions

39.8 x 27.8 cm (15 11/16 x 10 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1536

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Hatsumonbi Kuruwa Soga
Theater: Nakamura
1780、庚子、安永09、02・18
中村
 初紋日艶郷曽我[はつもんびくるわそが]、2番目

口上に「来ル三月朔日故人市川海老蔵三回忌に相当り候に付追善之為則海老蔵仕候三[庄太夫の]狂言を追善きやうげんに取組日数十三日の間団十郎相つとめ」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