A random survey of self-portraits created by women through the centuries
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.
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: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ingri_and_Edgar_Parin_d%27Aulaire
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: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/13561098.Ingri_d_Aulaire
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: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aya_Takano
Rising, Floating Energy and Flowers by Aya Takano
2013 / Oil on canvas / 35-3/4″x23-7/8″ / Private collection
Aya Takano on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/aya-takano/
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: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marge_(cartoonist)
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: http://www.artnet.com/artists/marjorie-henderson-buell/