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Still Life with Crab


Japanese Color Woodblock Print

Still Life with Crab

by Takagi Shirō, 1964

Still Life with Ukulele

IHL Cat. #400

About This Print

The black crab of the title is joined by a lobster (or shrimp) and, possibly, a squid all swimming in a sea of the artist's signature red and ochre pallet.

Print Details

 IHL Catalog  #400
 Title  Still Life with Crab (Kani no iru seibutsu) (translation courtesy of Lynn Katsumoto)
 Takagi Shirō (1934-1998)
 Shiro Takagi in English in bottom margin
 Seal  not sealed
 Publication Date  1964
 Edition  3 of 50
 Publisher  self-published and printed
 Impression  excellent
 Colors  excellent
 Condition  excellent - minor wrinkling and printer marks in margins
 Genre  sosaku hanga (creative prints)
 H x W Paper  23 1/4 x 16 3/8 in. (59.1 x 41.6 cm )
 H x W Image  16 3/8 x 14 in. (41.6 x 35.6 cm) 
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