signed and dated 'Tom Rooth/ 2020' (on the crab), and further signed, dated and inscribed (on the reverse)
underglaze pencil on porcelain
diam. 34 cm. (13 ⅜ in.)
The crab depicted is 'Hercules', a 2.8kg brown crab. Tom purchased him from a fishmonger in 2019, and then drew and released him.
Please see Tom's Instagram account for images of Hercules and further details of the story.