GOYO -- "The Waitress O'nao" (#2)

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Title "O-nao with a Tray"
("Bon moteru Onna")
Date 1920 (60th Anniversary "Commemorative Edition," sanctioned by Goyo's family, Dec 1981)
Series Limited Edition of 150 prints.
Publisher Tanseisha Publisher
Seal, Carver/Printer Sazaki Shigeru/Uetani Sadao
Image Size 9 3/4 x 15 1/4
Impression Fine. Dark grey "mica" background; "gauffraged" collar.
Condition Pristine. Still in original "presentation folder."
(No flaws noted.)
Reference/Illus "The Female Image," Plate #14. Blair's "Toledo Museum 1930 Exhibition," plate #3.
Comments Portrait of O-nao, a maid in Matsuyoshi Inn, Kyoto. One of only 16 lifetime images done by Goyo (11 "bijin-ga," 4 landscapes, 1 "kacho-e").
Item # BG-183 now as a TWO-print set with DG-43
Price ($950)