Autoportrait Day 259~ Marisa Roësset Velasco

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

Spanish figurative painter Marisa Roësset Velasco (1904-1976)

1. Self-portrait, 1924 / Oil on canvas / Museo Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain

2. Self-portrait, 1926 / Painting / Collection of artist’s niece

3. Self-portrait Lying on the Floor, 1927 / Painting / Private collection

4. Rest [possible self portrait], 1928 / Oil on canvas / Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain

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Autoportrait Day 258~ Maria Walpurgis

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

Princess, composer, singer, harpsichordist, painter, pastellist, poet, librettist, and patron of the arts Maria Antonia Walpurgis Symphorosa (1724-1780)

1. Self-portrait, c.1767–1772 / Oil on canvas / Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, Italy

2. Based on a pastel self-portrait, 1764 / Engraving / British Museum, London, UK

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Autoportrait Day 256~ Hannah Maynard

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

Canadian photographer Hannah Maynard (1834-1918)

Self-portrait with multiple exposures, c.1893 / Modern print from original glass negative
Royal British Columbia Museum, Victoria, BC, Canada

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Hannah Maynard: “The Most Surreal Pictures in the Victorian World”
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Autoportrait Day 253~ Amelia Peláez

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

Cuban painter Amelia Peláez del Casal (1896-1968)

1. Autorretrato, 1935 / Graphite on paper on board / Pérez Art Museum, Miami, FL

2. Autorretrato, 1945 / Gouache on paper on board / Private collection

3. Autorretrato, 1946 / Gouache and watercolor on paper / Private collection

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Autoportrait Day 251~ Elvira Bach

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

Postmodernist German painter Elvira Bach (born 1951)

1. Self-portrait with Shoe, 1992 / Color offset on paper / Private collection

2. All That is Me, 2013 / Oil on canvas / Private collection

3. Self, 2015 / Acrylic on canvas / Private collection

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