Sea Bream Gyotaku, signed original art. Super B&W print of a native Sea Bream (see here for a colour Gyotaku print).
Approximate dimensions including frame: L25″ x 12/1/2″. Postage included to mainland UK.
Gyotaku which translates into Gyo (fish) taku (rubbing) is the ancient form of fish printing. It originated in Japan in the 19th century when Japanese fishermen wanted to record the size of their fish. They would keep some black ink, rice paper and brushes on board their boat to take an impression of the fish. Later back on dry land more colours might be added to the artwork.
This is an original artwork using black ink on rice paper of a Sea Bream signed by artist Anne Cater.
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