• 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