Gyotaku Fish Prints

ANCIENT ART OF GYOTAKU
Gyotaku is a Japanese fish printing art created by warlords in the early 1800’s. The warlords used rice paper and natural berry inks to preserve the exact sizes of their catch. They would compete with each other and needed a way to record the fish as well being able to honor the fish itself. At first the rubbing was done with just one color strictly to record size and species, but at a later date it evolved as an art form with many colored inks and paper.

ART ON THE BEACH
The fish is laid out on the beach at the end of the fishing day in Costa Rica, Panama, Galapagos or Tahiti and brushed with a non toxic acrylic paint. It is then rubbed it onto a high quality paper. After the printing, the fish is washed off, filleted and consumed. The paper is dried and rolled for storage or sale. Some details such as eyes and signature are added later in the studio.

The original fish rubbings are not a reproduction but original art and will be shipped for free in a tube with USPS. The color of the digital photo may vary slightly for the actual color of the fish print. Home decor, bags, phone cases, cards, canvas, wood, metal and acrylic posters, are replicas and printed and sold through Pixels.

Gyotaku Fish Art Calendar

2020 Gyotaku Calendar

$6.00 + shipping

Original Fish Rubbings

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Snapper

on Mango Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Triggerfish

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Trevally

on Ginwashi Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Blue Fin Trevally

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Roosterfish

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Redfish

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Tuna

on Banana Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Snapper

on Mango Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Dorado

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Trevally

on Banana Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Triggerfish

on Ginwashi Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Trevally

on Momi Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Tuna

on Momi Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Snapper

on Banana Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Tuna

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Snapper

on Ginwashi Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Snapper

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Triggerfish

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Redfish

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Roosterfish

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Dorado

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Blue Fin Trevally

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Tuna

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

African Pompano

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

African pompano

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Trevally

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Dorado

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Redfish

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Snapper

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Trevally

on Mulberry paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Dorado

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Snapper

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Triggerfish

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

African Pompano

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Blue Fin Trevally

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

African Pompano

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Roosterfish

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Snapper

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Trevally

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Redfish

on Banana Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Dorado

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Snapper

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

African Pompano

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Roosterfish

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Blue Fin Trevally

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Dorado

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Snapper

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

African Pompano

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Blue Fin Trevally

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Snapper

on Ginwashi Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Dorado

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Trevally

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Yellowfin Tuna

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Snapper

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Snapper

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Roosterfish

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Trevally

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Yellowfin Tuna

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Snapper

on Ginwashi Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Snapper

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Trevally

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Trevally

on Banana Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Triggerfish

on Mango Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Yellowfin Tuna

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Snapper

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Yellowfin Tuna

on Mulberry paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Yellowfin Tuna

on Mulberry Paper

Gyotaku Original Art Shop

Trevally

on Unryu Paper

Prints and Decor available on Pixels

Gyotaku Canvas Fine Art America

Canvas

Buy on Pixels

Gyotaku Fine Art America

Art Prints

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Gyotaku Poster Fine Art America

Posters

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Gyotaku Framed Art Fine Art America

Framed Prints

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Gyotaku Metal Wall Art Fine Art America

Metal Prints

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Gyotaku Acrylic Fine Art America

Acrylic Prints

Buy on Pixels

Gyotaku Wood Prints Fine Art America

Wood Prints

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Gyotaku Pillow Fine Art America

Throw Pillows

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Gyotaku Shower Curtain Fine Art America

Shower Curtains

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Gyotaku Beach Towel Fine Art America

Bath Towels

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Gyotaku Hand Towel Fine Art America

Hand Towels

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Gyotaku Bag Fine Art America

Tote Bags

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Gyotaku Weekender Bag Fine Art America

Weekend Bags

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Gyotaku Pouch Fine Art America

Carry-All Pouches

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Gyotaku Round Towel Fine Art America

Round Beach Towels

Buy on Pixels

Gyotaku Phone Case Fine Art America

Phone Cases

Buy on Pixels

Gyotaku Greeting Card Fine Art America

Greeting cards

Buy on Pixels

Gyotaku Notebook Fine Art America

Notebooks

Buy on Pixels

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