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Crayfish Seller (1969) - Tretchikoff Print

Crayfish Seller (1969) - Tretchikoff Print

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As part of his series depicting the various sellers in Cape Town, Tretchikoff's portrayal of the "Crayfish Seller" is a striking and evocative piece of art. Tretchikoff had a unique talent for capturing the essence and character of his subjects, and the Crayfish Seller is no exception. She stands as a representative of the vibrant street vendors that are an integral part of the city's culture. Tretchikoff's attention to detail is remarkable, as he brings to life the nuances of the seller's appearance and her product.

The "Crayfish Seller", like the other figures in Tretchikoff's seller series, embodies a sense of authenticity and character. Her expression tells a story of resilience and resourcefulness. She's not just a seller; she's a part of the rich tapestry of Cape Town's daily life. Tretchikoff's ability to capture the dignity and individuality of his subjects, even in their daily work, is a testament to his artistic prowess. The crayfish, prominently featured in the painting, serves as a symbol of the local cuisine and the culture surrounding it. It's a reflection of Cape Town's coastal identity and the importance of seafood in the region. Tretchikoff's art has the power to encapsulate not only the physical appearance of his subjects but also the cultural and historical significance that surrounds them. 


We offer 5 standard sizes for each artwork, either as unframed or framed prints (behind glass). 

The standard sizes reflect the dimensions of entire print.

For framed prints - the frame sits just outside of above mentioned dimensions. 


The manufacturing process is all done by hand, and to order, and takes us 5-10 working days. You will be notified as soon as the courier collects the order.

Thereafter, shipping time is usually 2-3 working days within South Africa and approximately 10-14 working days outside of South Africa.

Material & Colour

This fine art print is printed with Epson Ultra chrome Ink on 270gsm LFORD GALERIE Prestige Fine Art Textured Silk Paper, and certified with our exclusive embossed trademark. Kindly note colours and tones viewed on your computer screen do not reflect the exact tone of the physical print.

Look out for Tretchikoff's Pigeon

A familiar figure in many of Tretchikoff’s works, the pigeon signified good fortune. Each one of our prints is certified with an embossed pigeon in its bottom right corner to ensure it is an authentic licensed print.

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