You can find the selection of photographs available for sale in the 'shop' tab of the menu.

About the prints

  • The photographs are available as gelatin silver prints, made from the original negatives, supplied directly by the rights holders and in agreement with them.
  • They are made by hand by Pierluigi ‘Pilou’ Giannetti (photo), one of the last French master printers of black and white photography. This manual intervention makes each photograph unique.
  • All images available are printed in the following formats: 11,8 x 11,8 inches ; 19,6 x 19,6 inches (30 x 30 cm; 50 x 50 cm) on baryta paper.
  • All phographs are open edition prints. Each is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.
  • The photographs are also available in 1m x 1m format. If you are interested, please contact us by sending an email to:
  • Shipping in France, Europe and Worldwide. Shippings costs are the customer’s expense, VAT included. Please note that the prices are displayed “excluding any custom duties”.
Pilou, the French printer of Akimitsu Takagi's photographs of tattooing in Japan in the 1950s ©PBagot