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Tiger Cleaning Its Paw - Matsui Keichu

Curator's notes:

"Tiger Cleaning Its Paw" is a mesmerizing artwork by the accomplished Japanese artist Matsui Keichu, that depicts a majestic tiger in its natural habitat, meticulously grooming its paw. The tiger is depicted in a state of repose, with its paw held up to its face as it carefully licks and cleans each individual claw.

The artwork is a masterful display of Keichu's technical virtuosity and his ability to imbue his subjects with a sense of lifelike movement and vitality. The tiger's powerful muscles and sinewy form are rendered with a masterful finesse, and the creature's fur is rendered with a photorealistic attention to detail, giving the piece a sense of verisimilitude that is truly captivating.

The piece is a testament to Keichu's unparalleled skill and artistry, and is a must-see for any connoisseur of Japanese art. Its ability to transport the viewer to a different realm and make them feel like they are observing the tiger in its natural habitat, is truly uncanny.

In summary, "Tiger Cleaning Its Paw" is an extraordinary work of art, a breathtaking visual treat, and a true ode to the beauty and grace of the animal kingdom, created by the masterful hand of Matsui Keichu.


    Choose from a range of sizes, with the smallest size being comparable to an A4 sheet, and the largest size being comparable to an A2. Each size is meticulously scaled to match the original Japanese woodblock print.


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    The option to receive your print framed in a sleek black solid wood frame with a clear acrylic lens is available, making it easy to hang and enjoy. For an even more striking display, consider choosing our Mounted + Framed option, which adds depth and dimension to the artwork through the use of a 5cm card border, which requires a larger frame.

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