Woman Holding a Tray
a portrait of the waitress Onao holding a red lacquer tray while seated against a dark grey mica ground, privately published, dated and signed, Taisho kyunen ichigatsu (Taisho 9 , January), Goyo ga, with circular artist's seal Goyo
dai oban tate-e 15 7/8 by 10 5/8 in., 40.2 by 26.9 cm
The model for this print, the waitress Onao from the Matsuyoshi Inn in Kyoto, posed for Goyo during a visit in late 1919.
(inv. no. 10-3693)
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