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Kaomise banzuke for the Kawarazaki Theater's annual "face showing " ceremony that opened the new kabuki season and presented the theater's newly formed acting troupe. The banzuke was published around the 1st day of the 11th lunar month of 1844. Published by Maruya Jinpachi.

Signed

Eshi Torii Kiyomitsu hitsu 絵師鳥居清満筆

Credit Line

Gift of Robert Treat Paine, Jr.

Japanese, Edo period, 1844 (Tenpô 15/Kôka 1), 11th month

Dimensions

33.2 x 44.3 cm (13 1/16 x 17 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

40.795

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints