Kabuki Playbill (Tsuji banzuke) for Plays at the Ichimura Theater: Yoshitsune Senbon-zakura, Kazashi no Hana Keshô no Uzumaki (Jôruri)
市村座辻番付 「義経千本桜（よしつねせんぼんざくら）」、「浄瑠璃 藻勝見化粧渦巻（かざしのはなけしょうのうずまき）」
38.3 x 28.8 cm (15 1/16 x 11 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper
Not On View
MFA impressions: 11.27969, 11.28313
Tsuji banzuke promoting the kabuki dance drama “Yoshitsune senbon-zakura” and the Jôruri piece titled “Kazashi no hana keshô no uzumaki” with Tokiwazu and Naga-uta style musical accompaniment . These were performed at the Ichimura Theater (Edo) on the 3rd day of the 3rd lunar month of Kaei 1 (1848). The banzuke was jointly published by Fukuchi Mohei and Yamamoto Jûgorô.
所作事題： 「義経千本桜」 よしつねせんぼんざくら
浄瑠璃： 「藻勝見化粧渦巻」 かざしのはなけしょうのうずまき
嘉永01(1848) ・03月 ・03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