Season-opening Program (Kaomise banzuke) for the Ichimura Theater

市村座顔見世番付

Japanese
Edo period
1788 (Tenmei 8), 11th month
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815), Publisher Ichimura Mohei (Japanese), Publisher Yamamotoya Jûgorô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano, Kiyonaga (1939), list #P3, photo pl. CVI (this impression)

Dimensions

35 x 47.5 cm (13 3/4 x 18 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1869

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 00.1869, 11.27405, 11.28521

Theater: Ichimura

Signed

Eshi Torii Kiyonaga hitsu

絵師鳥居清長筆

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