Autoportrait Day 139~ Beverly Buchanan

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

American artist Beverly Buchanan (1940-2015)

1. Hunger and Hardship Creek, 1977 / Postcard / Private collection

2. In the Garden, The Artist at Home, 1994 / Mixed media drawing on paper / Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, Atlanta, GA

3. Studio Home, 2008 / Acrylic Paint on Foam Core, Wood Base / Andrew Edlin Gallery, NY, NY

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Autoportrait Day 131~ Anna Francisca de Bruyns

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

Flemish Baroque painter Anna Francisca de Bruyns
(1604/05-1656 or 1675)

1. Self-Portrait from sketchbook, ND / Black ink on paper / Royal Museums of Fine Arts, Brussels, Belgium

2. Richly Dressed Woman (possibly a self-portrait), 1633 / Painting on canvas / Location unknown

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Autoportrait Day 126~ Sonia Boyce

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

British artist and educator Sonia Boyce, OBE RA (born 1962)

1. Rice n Peas, 1982 / Oil on canvas / Private collection

2. Missionary Position II, 1985 / Watercolor, pastel, and crayon on paper / Tate, UK

3. She Ain’t Holding Them Up, She’s Holding On (Some English Rose), 1986
Oil and pastel on paper / Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, UK

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In Pictures: See Inside Sonia Boyce’s Golden Lion-Winning U.K. Pavilion at the Venice Biennale~
https://news.artnet.com/art-world/sonia-boyce-venice-biennale-2104044

Autoportrait Day 120~ Maria Margaretha la Fargue

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

Dutch artist Maria Margaretha la Fargue (1743-1813)

1. Self-Portrait of the Artist, c.1765-1770 / Pencil, brush in brown ink, brown wash
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands

2. “Portrait of a young lady standing by a garden ornament, said to be a portrait of the artist”
1771 / Oil on panel / Private collection

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Autoportrait Day 115~ Kenturah Davis

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

American contemporary artist Kenturah Davis (born 1984)

1. Narrative IV, 2014 / Pencil on paper / Private collection

2. All Water Has Perfect Memory, 2018 / Oil paint applied with rubber stamp letters
and graphite grid on embossed paper / Private collection

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Autoportrait Day 113~ Hedda Sterne

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

Romanian-born eclectic artist Hedda Sterne (1910-2011)

1. Self-portrait, c.1938 / Crayon on paper / Postmodernism Museum

2. Self-portrait, c.1938–40 / Ink and graphite on paper / Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC

3. Self-portrait, ND / Collage, china-ink, and pencil on paper / Private collection

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Autoportrait Day 97~ Petrona Viera

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

Uruguayan painter Petrona Viera (1895-1960)

1. Self Portrait, ND / Oil on canvas / Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, Montevideo, Uruguay

2. Self Portrait, 1960 / Pencil on paper / Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, Montevideo, Uruguay

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