Kabuki Playbill (Tsuji banzuke) for Plays at the Kawarazaki Theater: Yoshitsune Senbon-zakura, Michiyuki Hatsune no Tabi (Jôruri)
河原崎座辻番付 「義経千本桜（よしつねせんぼんざくら）」、「浄瑠璃 道行初音旅（みちゆきはつねのたび）」
31.7 x 40.2 cm (12 1/2 x 15 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper
Not On View
MFA impressions: 11.28051, 11.28055
Tsuji banzuke for the kabuki dance drama “Yoshitsune senbon-zakura” and the Tokiwazu-style Jôruri titled “Michiyuki hatsune no tabi”. These were staged at the Kawarazaki Theater (Edo) from the 20th day of the 4th lunar month of Kaei 6 (1853). Published by Ogawa Hansuke.
所作事題： 「義経千本桜」 よしつねせんぼんざくら
浄瑠璃： 「道行初音旅」 みちゆきはつねのたび
嘉永06(1853) ・04月 ・20日より
版元備考： 小川 半助
 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