The Last Crab Feast, 22x12

Pigment Print
22w"x 12h"
Limited Edition(LE) of only 250 prints
Prices are subject to change and will increase as the edition sells

This piece was inspired by the historical painting created by Leonardo da Vinci called "The Last Super". I had the idea to recreate this piece in a more modern time setting and knew right away that it should focus on a local Maryland tradition of eating crabs. Just about everyone that has attended a crab feast should be able to find someone in this print that reminds them of a certain friend or relative. Although I introduced my own set of characters into this piece, I made sure to keep the body postures very close to the original painting. Many critiques have deciphered Leonardo's "Last Super" for its hidden story or meaning and I can only hope that my version will provide them with my own story to tell. I suppose it could be my own political attempt to touch on the rapidly depleting Blue Crab population, or maybe its simply poking fun at a local backyard tradition full of a families best and worst? People have asked me about the single, lone flip flop in the picture and I can tell you that I can certainly remember seeing at least one flip flop left alone at more than one outdoor function in the past. Now if that flip flop could only talk?

Printed on Epson, Somerset Velvet, 100% cotton rag, acid free, archival paper, 255 g/m with Epson Pigmented Inks. This print has a 1 inch white border around the outer edge. Each print is hand signed by the artist, dated and numbered where applicable.

The Last Crab Feast, 22x12
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