A random survey of self-portraits created by women through the centuries
Selma Hortense Burke (December 31, 1900-August 29, 1995) was an American sculptor, educator, and member of the Harlem Renaissance movement.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Selma_Burke
Monument to the Tuskegee Airmen by Selma Burke / 1942 / Bronze / 9-1/4″x6″x6″
From The Melvin Holmes Collection of African American Art, San Francisco, CA
Selma Burke on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/selma-burke/
Nancy Elizabeth Prophet (March 19, 1890-December 13, 1960) was an American sculptor noted in particular for her work in Paris during the 1920s and 1930s.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nancy_Elizabeth_Prophet
Untitled Bust by Nancy Elizabeth Prophet
c.1922-1926 / Photograph of a piece, likely a portrait of her husband
Rhode Island College: Nancy Elizabeth Prophet Collection:
Augusta Savage (February 29, 1892-March 27, 1962) was an American sculptor and a teacher whose studio was important to the careers of a generation of artists.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augusta_Savage
Gwendolyn Knight by Augusta Savage
1934-35 / Painted plaster / 18 1/2″x8 1/2″x9″ / Seattle Art Museum, WA
Augusta Savage on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/augusta-savage/