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

中村座顔見世番付

Japanese
Edo period
1805 (Bunka 2), 11th month
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815), Publisher Murayamaya Genbei (Japanese)


Dimensions

34.5 x 47.3 cm (13 9/16 x 18 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.1882

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 00.1882, 11.28443, 11.28444

Theater: Nakamura

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