New Year in the Theater District (Shibaimachi no hatsuharu), 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 芝居町の初春」(おおえどしばいねんじゅうぎょうじ しばゐまちのはつはる)

Japanese
Meiji era
1897 (Meiji 30), January 11
Artist Adachi Ginkô (Japanese, 1853–1902), Publisher Hasegawa Sumi


Catalogue Raisonné

Herwig, Heroes of the Kabuki Stage (2004), #29

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.5 x 24.2 cm (14 3/8 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

RES.53.26

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

Ôju Ginkô
応需吟光

Markings

Artist's seal: Ginkô

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Anonymous Gift