GYOTAKU – Scroll of Japanese fish rubbing (Dealer: Sezuan antiques & art) – ‘Gyotaku’ (Fish rubbing) as a traditional art form of Japanese fishermen which was originated to be started by samurai warrior in the Edo period, 19th century, and have been believed to have such the common discipline and spirituality of ‘Bushido’ (Samurai’s chivalry).

Signed fishing date (Showa 15-17 (1939-42)) in Indian ink. Size of each fish is about 17-30cm (6.69-11.81in). Some joint parts of washi paper is coming off. approx. 211 x 27cm (83.07 x 10.62in)



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