Japanese Theater in the Edo Period

July 26, 1985 – October 14, 1985

Freer Gallery of Art
Jefferson Drive and 12th Street, SW
Washington, DC

Gallery 1 Floor Plan

Kabuki and puppet theater performances are the subject of many of the paintings on hanging scrolls, hand-scrolls, screens, and wood-block prints, all of the Edo period (1615-1868).