This surimono print references a well-known Japanese folktale in which a monkey takes advantage of a crab, claiming that persimmon seeds will grow into a fruit-prodicing tree. The persimmons eventually ripen, and the monkey offers to pick them for the crab, only to eat them himself.
In a fit of aggression, the monkey throws an unripe persimmon at the crab, fatally injuring her. Before the crab dies, she gives birth to offspring, who eventually grow up and avenge their mother's death. This narrative reflects themes of deception, betrayal, and the consequences of unscrupulous behavior.
You'll receive a heavyweight, giclée, acid-free print that's created to last for generations. The museum-quality paper works perfectly with large, full-color images. The lightly-textured, matte finish captures fine lines and subtle colors, resulting in stunning works of art (without unwanted reflections). We've preserved elements of this art's ancient qualities in order to retain its richness and uniqueness.
• Printed using eco-friendly, water-based inks
• FSC approved or sustainably-sourced paper
• Frame and matting isn't included. Print only.
• Shipped in a damage-proof artwork tube.
• Premium-quality (200gsm) giclée, acid-free paper
➤ DIGITAL-RESTORATION ART
We specialize in digital recreations of vintage sacred and surreal art. Each work is a handmade digital restoration of the original image, not a pixellated copy of an Internet image that some other vendors may sell. We provide high-quality, clean digital restorations — true to the original — with great attention to detail.
Museum grade, archival paper is created to last for generations without discoloring.
Epson, eco-friendly inks won't fade, even when exposed to regular sunlight.
Your fine-art print is created exclusively for you. So, please allow us 2 business days to create your unique artwork. We'll keep you updated and send tracking as soon as it's available. Average shipping time after the crafting period is 5-7 business days. Packages are tightly secured, providing excellent protection during travel.
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