Autoportrait Day 106~ Alison Mason Kingsbury

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

American artist and educator Alison Mason Kingsbury (1898-1988)

1. Self-portrait, 1926 / Oil painting / Cornell University Library Digital Collections

2. Self-portrait, 1920 / Watercolor and graphite pencil / Cornell University Library Digital Collections

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Autoportrait Day 64~ Amélie Beaury-Saurel

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

French portraitist Amélie Beaury-Saurel (1848/9-1924)

1. Portrait of Amélie Beaury-Saurel by herself, published 1889
“Universal Illustrated Review” magazine / Bibliothèque nationale de France

2. Dans le Bleu*, 1894 / Pastel on canvas / Musée des Augustins, Toulouse, France
* The internet wants to think this is a self portrait, and I want to share a full color work
by the artist, so I’m posting this despite my uncertainty.

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Born December 27~ Ingri d’Aulaire

Ingri d’Aulaire (December 27, 1904-October 24, 1980) was a children’s book writer and illustrator, who worked in collaboration with her husband and fellow artist, Edgar Parin d’Aulaire.
Biography on Wikipedia:

Illustration from The Conquest of the Atlantic by Ingri and Edgar Parin d’Aulaire
1933 / Lithograph / 55 pp, 12″x10″ / Viking Press, New York

Ingri d’Aulaire on Goodreads:

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Born December 22~ Aya Takano

Aya Takano (born December 22, 1976) is a Japanese painter, illustrator, sci-fi writer, and manga artist. She is a member of the Japanese Superflat movement.
Biography on Wikipedia:

Rising, Floating Energy and Flowers by Aya Takano
2013 / Oil on canvas / 35-3/4″x23-7/8″ / Private collection

Aya Takano on Artnet:

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Born December 11~ Marjorie Henderson Buell

Marjorie Henderson Buell (December 11, 1904-May 30, 1993) was an American cartoonist who worked under the pen name Marge. She was best known as the creator of Little Lulu.
Biography on Wikipedia:

The First Appearance of Little Lulu by Marjorie Henderson Buell
February 23, 1935 issue, Saturday Evening Post / Drawing / 6.5″x7″ / Private collection

Marjorie Henderson Buell on Artnet:

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