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Lobster 1

Lobster 1

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Gyotaku is an ancient Japanese art form which grew from the need for fishermen to prove the size of their largest catch in a world before photography. Gyo meaning fish, and Taku meaning rubbing or impression is pronounced GEE-OH-TAH-KOO. This very basic printing technique has changed very little over time and is surprisingly simple. Gyotaku involves making a 'rubbing' of the animal by carefully preparing it and then applying ink or paint. A soft, flexible paper or cloth is then used to cover the marine life, making contact in all relief areas. These direct prints offer a painterly approach to the realism of form, with an exact replication of the specimen.

Framed Contemporary silvered wood with linen slip  - Custom

50 x 43 

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