Bust-length role portrait photograph in the title role in Massenet's Manon, signed in full.
Ca. 254 x 202 mm.
"3rd Act Manon" notated in blue ink at head of verso.
In 1937 Brazilian soprano Sayão Bidú "enjoyed a tremendous success as Massenet’s Manon on her début at the Metropolitan (1937), initiating a New York career that lasted until 1951 in