A random survey of self-portraits created by women through the centuries
Jacqueline Lamba (November 17, 1910-July 20, 1993) was a French artist. Primarily a painter, her career included collage, sculpture, and the surrealist objects she created during her marriage to first husband André Breton.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacqueline_Lamba
Puits et Cerisier by Jacqueline Lamba
1943-48 / Oil on canvas / 28″x18″ / Weinstein Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Jacqueline Lamba on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/jacqueline-lamba/
“Far away from Paris: the surrealistic network in Mexico”:
Belgian modernist artist Marthe Donas (October 26, 1885-January 31, 1967) was a pioneer of avant-garde painting in a career that evolved from cubism to the abstract.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marthe_Donas
Still Life with Coffee Pot by Marthe Donas
c.1917–18 / Oil on composition board / 20-5/16″x15″ / Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
Marthe Donas on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/marthe-donas/
Ella Bergmann-Michel (October 20, 1896-August 8, 1971) was a German abstract artist, photographer, and documentary filmmaker.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ella_Bergmann-Michel
Fischlein Rot Stech Dich Tot by Ella Bergmann-Michel / 1918
Pen and India ink and red ink, gold paint, gouache, watercolor, pencil and printed paper collage on paper
19-5/8″x16-1/8″ / Private collection
Ella Bergmann-Michel on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/ella-bergmann-michel/
Ethel Kremer Schwabacher (May 20, 1903-November 25, 1984) was an abstract expressionist painter, writer, and civil rights activist.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ethel_Schwabacher
Oedipus at Colonos, Number 2 by Ethel Schwabacher
1959 / Oil and acrylic on linen / 85-1/4″x60-1/4″ / Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Ethel Schwabacher on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/ethel-schwabacher/
Perle Fine (April 30, 1905-May 31, 1988) was an American painter, printmaker, and teacher who became one of the few women artists associated with the abstract expressionists.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perle_Fine
Plan for the White City by Perle Fine
1950 / Oil and sand on canvas / 56-1/4″x38-1/4″ / Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, N.Y.
Perle Fine on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/perle-fine/
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