Autoportrait Day 290~ Violet Oakley

A random survey of self-portraits created by women through the centuries

Painter, muralist, and illustrator Violet Oakley (1874-1961)

1. Self-Portrait: The Artist in Mourning for Her Father, c.1900 / Oil on canvas
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2. Self-Portrait, 1919 / Oil on canvas mounted on panel / National Academy of Design, NYC

3. Self-Portrait, ND / Charcoal on cream illustration board
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

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Autoportrait Day 289~ Kara Walker

A random survey of self-portraits created by women through the centuries

American contemporary artist, filmmaker, and educator
Kara Walker (born 1969)

1. Cut[1], 1998 / Cut paper / Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

2. Miss Obedience[1], 2000 / Marquette for banner / Museum of Modern Art, NYC

3. Only I Can Solve This (the 2016 election)[2], 2016
Ink, watercolor, and graphite on paper / Private collection

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[1] https://journals.openedition.org/lisa/810?lang=en
[2] https://schirn.de/karawalker/digitorial/en

Autoportrait Day 288~ Isabel Rawsthorne

A random survey of self-portraits created by women through the centuries

British artist, set designer, and artist’s model
Isabel (Lambert) Rawsthorne (1912-1992)

1. Head with Rose, 1945 / Painting / Warwick Llewellyn Nicholas Estate

2. Seated figure (from sketchbook), c.1936 / Pencil on paper / Tate Archive, London, UK

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“Isabel Rawsthorne: artist and muse” on Art UK:
https://artuk.org/discover/stories/isabel-rawsthorne-artist-and-muse

“What’s in a surname? The female artists lost to history because they got married”:
https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2021/feb/13/whats-in-a-surname-the-female-artists-lost-to-history-because-they-got-married

Autoportrait Day 287~ Mattie Gunterman

A random survey of self-portraits created by women through the centuries

Canadian photographer and mining camp cook
Ida Madeline “Mattie” Gunterman (1872-1945)

1. Self-Portrait by a tree, 1899 / Silver gelatin print / Collection of Henri Robideau

2. Three poses, c.1900 / From glass plate negative / Vancouver Public Library, British Columbia, Canada

3. Mattie Gunterman riding her horse Nellie, 1905 / From glass plate negative / Vancouver Public Library, British Columbia, Canada

4. Mattie Gunterman with a rifle and holding a grouse, c.1907 / From glass plate negative / Vancouver Public Library, British Columbia, Canada

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Autoportrait Day 286~ Victorine Meurent

A random survey of self-portraits created by women through the centuries

French painter and artist’s model Victorine Meurent (1844-1927)

Self-Portrait, c.1876 / Oil on canvas / Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Massachusetts

More writing about Victorine Meurent:
“The Naked Truth”
“The True Olympia, Victorine Meurent”

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Autoportrait Day 285~ Marie-Geneviève Bouliar

A random survey of self-portraits created by women through the centuries

Autoportrait Day 285~ Marie-Geneviève Bouliar

1. Self-Portrait, ND / Pastel on paper / National Museum of Western Art, Taito City, Tokyo

2. Self-Portrait, 1792 / Oil on canvas / Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

3. Self-portrait as Aspasia, 1794 / Oil on canvas / Musée des Beaux-Arts, Arras, France

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See also:
http://ow-mba.angers.fr/fr/search-notice/detail/mba-j-189-j1881-20955
https://www.mutualart.com/Artist/Marie-Genevieve-Bouliard/DF1CC59D181EE231/AuctionResults?Type=Sold

Autoportrait Day 282~ Elisabetta Sirani

A random survey of self-portraits created by women through the centuries

Italian Baroque artist Elisabetta Sirani (1638-1665)

1. Self Portrait, c.1650-55 / Black chalk on paper / The Royal Collection Trust, UK

2. Self Portrait of the Artist Painting her Father, c.1665 / Oil on canvas / State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

3. Self Portrait as Allegory of Painting, 1658 / Oil on canvas / Pushkin Museum, Moscow, Russia

4. Self Portrait, c.1658 / Black and red chalk on paper / Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA

5. Self Portrait as a Saint, 1658 / Oil on canvas / National Art Gallery of Bologna, Italy

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Elisabetta Sirani: Self-Portraits: https://artherstory.net/elisabetta-sirani-self-portraits/

Autoportrait Day 281~ Chila Kumari Burman

A random survey of self-portraits created by women through the centuries

British multimedia artist Chila Kumari Singh Burman MBE (1957)

1. Self-portrait in Pigtails, 2017 / Mixed media / Artist’s collection

2. Auto-Portrait, 1996-2013 / Inkjet on canvas / Friends of the Huntley Archives at LMA, London, UK

3. 28 Positions in 34 years, 1992 / Color laser print on paper / Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK

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