Kabuki Playbill (Tsuji banzuke) for Plays at the Ichimura Theater: Fude Hajime Soga no Fukubiki, Mau Teori Soe Iro no Tanemaki (Jôruri), Dôjô-ji Mata mo Kaneiri (shosa)
市村座辻番付 「筆魁曽我福贔屓（ふではじめそがのふくびき）」、「浄瑠璃 舞奏いろの種蒔（まうておりそえいろのたねまき）」、「所作事題 道成寺二人鐘入（どうじょうじまたもかねいり）」
29.6 x 40.1 cm (11 5/8 x 15 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper
Not On View
Tsuji banzuke produced to advertise the kabuki play “Fude hajime Soga no fukubiki” that was staged at the Ichimura Theater (Edo) from the 5th day of the 1st intercalary month of Tenpô 12 (1841). The playbill also lists: “Mau teori soe iro no tanemaki”, a Jôruri piece with a chanted Tokiwazu-style musical accompaniment; and the Naga-uta, Tokiwazu-style dance drama “Dôjô-ji mata mo kaneiri”. The banzuke was jointly published by Fukuchi Mohei and Yamamoto Jûgorô.
浄瑠璃： 「舞奏いろの種蒔」 まうておりそえいろのたねまき
所作事題： 「道成寺二人鐘入」 どうじょうじまたもかねいり
天保12(1841) ・01閏月 ・05日より
版元備考：福地 茂兵衛、山本 重五郎
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