An Iranian fisherman being shaved by his colleague in a local fishing co-operative (the traces are made by a tractor which is used by the fishermen while working)

Artist: Seifollah Samadian (Iran, born 1954)
Historical period(s)
Spring, 1990 (printed 2011)
Ink-jet print on paper
H x W (image): 50 x 75 cm (19 11/16 x 29 1/2 in) H x W (overall): 60 x 85 cm (23 5/8 x 33 7/16 in)
Credit Line
Purchase -- Jahangir and Eleanor Amuzegar Endowment for Contemporary Iranian Art
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view


Iran, landscape, man
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • David Hogge, Carol Huh. Painting with Light: Photography at the Freer / Sackler. Washington, 2017. 130-131, 98.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World, Contemporary Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
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