Triplex Art – Longfin Pompano – Sea Turtle – Bonefish


10″ X 20″ framed

This Triplex mini art showing a Longfin Pompano, Sea Turtle, Bonefish in a vertical format.

Custom mini art available

This 10″x20″ Aquarium print showing Longfin Pompano, Sea Turtle, Bonefish comes complete and ready to hang. The frame has a thin modern black profile with glass. Printed with archival paper & inks. There is a description of the Gyotaku process on the back.

If you would like a custom one, you can choose any 3 of my prints. When you checkout, chose any vertical or horizontal and send me an email to telling me what 3 prints you would like.

These Triplexs are great for small areas and bathrooms or as a gift for a friend. Any questions feel free to contact me.

Product Description

What is the meaning of Gyotaku? Gyo translates as fish. Taku translates as impression or rubbing.

Gyotaku began in Japan during the 1800’s as the method used by fishermen to record the size and species of their prized fish. The fish caught was cleaned on the outside and positioned as it would appear in life. Its detailed image was obtained by carefully pressing rice paper onto the fish which has been covered with relief ink, where the blank eye area remained to be hand painted. Due to the aesthetic quality of the work, Gyotaku developed into an art form.

Fisherman may stretch the truth, but fish prints never lie! In Japan, many fishing contest are dedicated to Gyotaku prints, because photographs do not always express the true size and detail of the fish. Not only do the results represent a beautiful art form, but they are fun and exciting to make.

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