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Kabuki theater program (tsuji banzuke)

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Tsuji banzuke for the kabuki drama "Kichi rei soga no toshidama" and the Kiyomoto-style Jôruri piece "Tsuri gitsune wana no kangiku" that were staged at the Kawarazaki Theater (Edo) from the 18th day of the 1st lunar month of 1848. published by Ogawa Hansuke.

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Provenance

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) NOTES: [1] 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.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1848 (Kaei 1)

Dimensions

Image: 34.5 x 48.2 cm (13 9/16 x 19 in.)

Accession Number

11.27961

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper

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Asia

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