Kabuki Playbill (Tsuji banzuke) for Plays at the Nakamura Theater: Hiragana Seisuiki, Haru no Sekai Nigiwai Soga

中村座辻番付 「ひらがな盛衰記(ひらがなせいすいき)」、「[春世界]花麗曽我([はるのせかい]にぎわいそが)」

Japanese
Edo period
1791 (Kansei 3), 5th month
Artist Unknown, Japanese, Publisher Murayamaya Genbei (Japanese)


Dimensions

37 x 30.3 cm (14 9/16 x 11 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1757

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Play: Hiragana Seisuiki
Play (main feature): Haru no Sekai Nigiwai Soga
Theater: Nakamura
1791、辛亥、寛政03、05・16
中村
ひらがな盛衰記(ひらがなせいすいき)、3番目、2幕 2段目の切、4段目の切(先陣問答の段、むけんの鐘の段)
 大名題 [春世界]花麗曽我([はるのせかい]にぎわいそが)

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