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A visual tour of some artists who have created self portraits, from Rembrandt to Chuck Close

A visual tour of some artists who have created self portraits, from Rembrandt to Chuck Close

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    • • A self-portrait is a representation of an artist, drawn, painted, photographed, or sculpted by the artist.
    • • In the 15th century, artists first started frequently depicting themselves as either the main subject, or as important characters in their One of the earliest self-portraits ever work. made: Man with Turban by Jan Van Eyck, 1433
    • • With better and cheaper mirrors, many painters, sculptors and printmakers tried some form of self- portraiture.
    • • Durer was one of the first artists to systematically do self portraits over the course of his lifeAlbrecht Durer – Self-Portrait Age 13, 1484
    • Albrecht Durer – Self- Portrait with Pillow Age 20, 1491
    • Albrecht Durer – Self- Portrait Age 22, 1493
    • Albrecht Durer – Self-Portrait Age 28, 1500
    • Age 23 Age 23 Age 28 Age 54 Age 55 Age 63Rembrandt did the same a century and a half later…
    • Lorenzo Ghiberti – SelfPortrait on Baptistry Doors Age 20, 1484
    • ArtemisiaGentileschi
    • Judith Leyster
    • Da Vinci – Study for an Angel (not a self portrait obviously)This is him…
    • El Greco
    • Van Gogh
    • Kikuchi Yosai, 1856
    • Yan Pei-Ming, 2000
    • Robert Arneson – Chemo Self- Portrait, 1992
    • Robert Arneson – California Artist
    • Brian Castellani
    • Chuck Close
    • Pulp Paper Portrait
    • Cindy Sherman
    • Egon Schiele
    • Egon Schiele
    • Francis Bacon
    • Francis Bacon
    • Francis Bacon
    • Henri Rousseau
    • Frida Kahlo
    • Frida Kahlo
    • Lucien Freud –Reflection (Self- Portrait)
    • Max Beckman
    • Elizabeth Peyton
    • Jenny Saville