Cast List (Yakuwari banzuke) for Katakiuchi Onna Tôzoku at Myô-ji Temple (Osaka?)
役割番付 妙寺 「敵討女盗賊」（かたきうちおんなとうぞく ）
1856 (Ansei 3), 1st month
Artist Unknown, Japanese
23.9 x 29 cm (9 7/16 x 11 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper
Not On View
Kamigata-style yakuwari banzuke advertising the kabuki drama “Katakiuchi onna tôzoku”, which was staged at Myôji temple (Osaka?) on “an auspicious day” in the 1st lunar month of Ansei 3 (1856).
By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850 - d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: August 3, 1911)
 Much of Bigelow's collection of Asian art was formed during his residence in Japan between 1882 and 1889, although he also made acquisitions in Europe and the United States. Bigelow deposited many of these objects at the MFA in 1890 before donating them to the Museum's collection at later dates.
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection