Title: Polvo Em Tinta
Medium: Direct gyotaku print with a red artist seal.
Description: Unique print made from the European common octopus, printed with natural sepia onto paper stained with natural dyes made by the artist from pomegranates and onion skins.
Dimensions: 74 x 54 cm (framed)
Bio: Rachel Ramirez is best known for her gyotaku prints of aquatic and botanical life-forms based on ideas about nature and representations of natural history. Her work reflects her interests in Portugal and Far Eastern cultures, the language of ornament and cabinets of curiosities.
Image credit: Rachel Ramirez