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

中村座顔見世番付

Japanese
Edo period
1779 (An'ei 8), 11th month
Artist Torii Kiyomitsu I (Japanese, 1735–1785), Publisher Murayamaya Genbei (Japanese)


Dimensions

32.7 x 46.8 cm (12 7/8 x 18 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1483

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 00.1483, 11.27294

Theater: Nakamura
1779、己亥、安永08、11・01
劇場: 中村
 座元: 中村勘三郎

Signed

Eshi Torii Kiyomitsu hitsu
絵師鳥居清満筆

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