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Pete's Fresh Fish Prints

Pete's Fresh Fish Prints
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Gyotaku is the Oriental art of creating prints of genuine fish on delicate rice paper. This artform captures and reproduces the exact characteristics and features of an individual fish. First practiced in the early 1800’s in Asia, Gyotako provided an accurate means of measuring and recording a commercial fisherman’s actual catch. “Gyo” translates to “fish” and “taku” means “stone rubbing” in Japanese. Pete has expressed a variety of compositions, textures and colors through

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Address : 17 Old South Wharf, Nantucket, MA 02554


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  • Pete's Fresh Fish Prints: The Gyotaku Artist of Nantucket Island | vineyard vines