CSONTVÁRY KOSZTKA, Tivadar
(b. 1853, Kisszeben, d. 1919, Budapest)

Old Fisherman

1900-02
Oil on canvas, 60 x 45 cm
Herman Ottó Museum, Miskolc

This painting foreshadows Csontváry's later visionary works. Against a background of blue sea looms an ominous figure with rough hewn features - a survivor of some sort, perhaps a fisherman of the Adriatic.