A man wearing a loincloth, standing with his back to the camera. His back, arms and legs are covered with tattooing. In his right hand he holds a bridle; a saddle is on the ground at his feet.


  • Title: Tattooed Man
  • Creator: Felice Beato
  • Date Created: 1863–1868
  • Location Created: Japan
  • Physical Dimensions: 21.4 × 10 cm (8 7/16 × 3 15/16 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Hand-colored albumen silver print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 2007.26.166
  • Culture: English
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Partial gift from the Wilson Centre for Photography
  • Creator Display Name: Felice Beato (English, born Italy, 1832 - 1909)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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