Spotlight Lantern (Sashidashi kantera), 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 さし出しかんてら」(おおえどしばいねんじゅうぎょうじ さしだしかんてら)

Japanese
Meiji era
1897 (Meiji 30), February 8


Catalogue Raisonné

Herwig, Heroes of the Kabuki Stage (2004), #18

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.6 x 24.2 cm (14 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

RES.53.20

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