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Self-Portrait as a Fisherman

A color woodblock print showing the artist Hokusai resting upon rocks in red garments by a river with his fishing pole, a Japanese inscription in the upper right corner
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  • A color woodblock print showing the artist Hokusai resting upon rocks in red garments by a river with his fishing pole, a Japanese inscription in the upper right corner

Date:

1835

Artist:

Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾 北斎
Japanese, 1760–1849

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Artist

Katsushika Hokusai

Title

Self-Portrait as a Fisherman

Place

Japan (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

1830–1840

Medium

Color woodblock print with metallic pigments; surimono shikishiban

Dimensions

21.3 × 18.5 cm (8 7/16 × 7 5/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Helen C. Gunsaulus

Reference Number

1954.625

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