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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1933.4.623
People
Rekisentei Eiri 礫川亭永理 (鳥橋斎栄里), Japanese (active 1790 - 1800)
Published by Izumiya Ichibei 和泉屋市兵衛
Title
Perspective Picture of the Sakai-chō Theater, Edo (Uki-e Edo Sakai-chō shibai no zu)
Other Titles
Original Language Title: 浮絵 江戸堺町芝居之図
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
mid 18th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Edo period, 1615-1868
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/208363
Location
Level 3, Room 3610, University Teaching Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions
horizontal ōban: H. 26.2 cm x W. 38.5 cm (10 5/16 x 15 3/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: (printed) Rekesentei Eiri ga
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of the Friends of Arthur B. Duel
Accession Year
1933
Object Number
1933.4.623
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
The print depicts interior of the Sakaichō Theater (Ukie Edo Sakai-cho Shibai no zu) with the actor (possibly Ichikawa Danjūrō the 5th) as the hero in Shibaraku coming down the ramp.
Publication History

Theodore Robert Bowie and James T. Kenney, Art of the Surimono, exh. cat., Indiana University Art Museum (Bloomington, IN, 1979), Cat. No. 071 / p. 120

Donald Jenkins, The Floating Word Revisited, exh. cat., Portland Art Museum (Portland, OR, 1993), pp. 226-227 / Cat. No. V-7

Exhibition History

A Colloquium in the Visual Arts , Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/04/2021 - 01/02/2022

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