Did you know that you can buy prints of photographs from Akimitsu Takagi‘s archive on tattooing in Tokyo in the 1950s?


Check out the selection of silver prints made by Pieluigi ‘Pilou’ Giannetti, available for sale in the online shop.

Two formats are available:

30 x 30 cm / price: €450

50 x 50 cm / price: €650

Prints made according to the rules of the art

All prints are made from the original negative (ca.1955), in agreement with the rights holders.

The prints are traditionally handmade by Pierluigi ‘Pilou’ Giannetti on baryta paper for optimum conservation over time.

Each print is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.

By purchasing a print from this archive, you are not only acquiring an authentic document of the history of tattooing, but also a work of art. What’s more, you’ll be supporting independent research into tattooing.

Do you have a question? Send an email to info@thetattoowriter.com