Scenes from the Nakamura Kabuki Theater

Nakamuraza, Yoshiwara fûzoku zu byôbu
中村座図屏風

Japanese
Edo period
Jôkyô to Genroku eras (1684–1704)
Attributed to Hishikawa Moronobu (Japanese, died 1694)


Catalogue Raisonné

KJM2-Ukiyo-036-(1); Drama and Desire (2007), cat. no. 1; Clark, Morse, Virgin, and Hockley, Dawn of the Floating World (2000-1), #3

Dimensions

139.8 x 355.2 cm (55 1/16 x 139 13/16 in.) Overall: 158 x 384 cm

Accession Number

79.468

Medium or Technique

One from a pair of six-panel folding screens; ink and color on gold-leafed paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Markings

seal: Hishikawa, Moronobu

Provenance

Gift-1879- prior history unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Oliver W. Peabody