Woodcut by Hashiguchi Goyo (1880–1921) (Yuyodo Published Limited Edition Commemorative herdruk) - The Waitress O'nao with a Tray - Japan - 1970s
The original is from 1920.
Reference: image number 14 from the book 'The Female Image: 20th Century Prints of Japanese Beauties'
The offered print is a later impression from edition number 312 of a limited mintage (edition size: 750) of 6 prints. The edition number can be found on the original blue canvas album, not on the print itself – see last photo. The blue canvas album is not included.
With the permission of Goyo's heirs, the publisher Yuyudo produced a small number of commemorative issues. These reprints were made according to the exact same standards as the originals. Expert woodcarvers were contracted and they produced woodblocks of the highest quality. The printers then made the reprints with the same attention to quality and detail as the originals. These fantastically beautiful reprints, printed on handmade paper, have the same colours and mica details as the originals.
Hashiguchi Goyo is one of the most famous Japanese woodblock print artists of the 20th century. Goyo only lived to become 41 years old and his output is very limited (11 'bijin-ga', 4 landscapes, 1 'kacho-e'). His prints are extremely rare. Original Goyo prints are some of the most sought after woodblock print images nowadays, and very valuable.
Comment: Porttrait of O'nao, a servant in Matsuyoshi, Kyoto.
Carver: Okura Kenji 大倉健二
Printer: Shinmi Saburo 新味三郎
Impression: glistening dark grey mica background. Light embossing in the bowl and collar. Beautiful colours and fine line work. A perfect duplication of Goyo's original.
The print is sold with its original presentation folder. The print is stored in a beautiful inner folder enclosed in paper and protective lining and a sturdy outer folder.
Large oban size.
Image dimensions: 25 x 38 cm (margins not included)
The woodcut is in good condition, no issues to report. See the photos for details.
The woodblock print will be shipped by registered post in sturdy cardboard packaging.
- Bloque de madera (reimpresión conmemorativa publicada por Yuyodo)
- Impresión en madera policromada
- Región / País de origen
- Artista / Creador
- Hashiguchi Goyo (1881-1921)
- Título de la obra de arte
- The Waitress O'nao with a Tray
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- 0×25×38 cm