Public Reading (Yomitate), from the series Annual Events of the Theater in Edo (Ô-Edo shibai nenjû gyôji)

「大江戸しばゐねんぢうぎやうじ 読み立て」(おおえどしばいねんじゅうぎょうじ よみたて)

Japanese
Meiji era
1897 (Meiji 30), April


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.3 x 24.1 cm (14 5/16 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

RES.53.30

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From a series co-designed by Adachi Ginkô and Torii Kiyosada.

Signed

Kiyosada ga (on billboard)

Provenance

1953, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession date: March 12, 1953)

Credit Line

Anonymous Gift