Autoportrait Day 236~ Rosa Rolanda

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

American artist Rosa Rolanda de Covarrubias (1895-1970)

1. Self-Portrait, c.1930 / Gelatin silver print photogram / Davis Museum, Wellesley, MA

2. Self-Portrait, 1939 / Oil on canvas / Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR

3. Autorretrato, c.1940 / Gouache on paper / Museo Colección Blaisten, Mexico City, MX

4. Autorretrato, 1952 / Oil on Canvas / Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City, MX

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January 19, 1853~ Giuseppe Verdi’s opera “Il Trovatore” premieres

Costume sketch by Alfred Edel

for the role of Manrico, performed at La Scala Theater in Milan, 1883

1883 / Tempera and watercolor on cardboard / 12 4/5”x8” / Casa Ricordi Publishing Co. Archives

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Winter~ January 19

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Artist Birthday Quiz for 1/19~

December 27, 1924~ Russian painter and designer Léon Bakst dies

Costume Design for Vaslav Nijinsky as the Faun by Léon Bakst

1912 / Published in “L’Art Decoraif de Leon Bakst” (Paris, 1913)
Digital Collections, University of South Carolina Libraries, Columbia, SC

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One masterpiece after another: The quiet revolutionism of Afternoon of a Faun~

Previous December 27 posts:

December 27~ Animals in Art

Artist Birthday Quiz for 12/27~

October 28, 1897~ American costume designer Edith Head is born

Brown Evening Dress Design for “To Catch a Thief”  by Edith Head

1954 / Watercolor and gouache over graphite sketch on paper / 12 1/2”x16 1/2”
Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research, Madison

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Wisconsin Historical Society~
30 Fantastic Movie Costumes by the Legendary Edith Head~

Previous October 28 posts:

Autumn~ October 28

Artist Birthday Quiz for 10/28~

International Women’s Day, March 8~

Orra White Hitchcock (1796-1863)

Riva Helfond (1910-2002)

Irene H. Aronson (1918)