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

河原崎座顔見世番付

Japanese
Edo period
1800 (Kansei 12), 11th month
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815), Publisher Yamazakiya Gonzaburô (Japanese), Publisher Maruya Jinpachi (Marujin, Enjudô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

32 x 45.6 cm (12 5/8 x 17 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1875

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 00.1875, 11.27539

Theater: Kawarazaki
1800、庚申、寛政12、11・01
 劇場: 河原崎

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