Kabuki Playbill (Tsuji banzuke) for Norikake Soga Dôchû Sugoroku at the Kawarazaki Theater
30.8 x 40.2 cm (12 1/8 x 15 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper
Not On View
Tsuji banzuke promoting the kabuki drama “Norikake Soga dôchû sugoroku” that was staged at the Kawarazaki Theater (Edo) from the 28th day of the 2nd lunar month of Kôka 4 (1847). Published by Ogawa Hansuke.
弘化04(1847) ・02月 ・28日より
版元備考： 小川 半助
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)
 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.
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection