Autoportrait Day 262~ Lois Mailou Jones

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

American artist and educator Lois Mailou Jones (1905-1998)

1. Self Portrait, N/D / Painting / Location?

2. Self Portrait, 1940 / Casein on board / Smithsonian American Art Museum, DC

3. Under the Influence of the Masters, 1939 / Gray-wash watercolor / Front page of the Negro History Bulletin, Volume 2, issue 7
“A year later [1940], Jones produced an oil self-portrait with the same short hairstyle as the anonymous painter in the [Negro History Bulletin] watercolor, in a similar smock and collared shirt, suggesting she also had depicted herself in the earlier work.”

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Autoportrait Day 173~ Giselle Kuster

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

Dutch artist and designer Giselle van Essen Kuster (1911-1972)

1. Untitled (self-portrait), 1945 / Oil on canvas / Museum van Bommel van Dam, Venlo, Netherlands

2. Self-portrait / c.1950 / Private collection

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Autoportrait Day 171~ Mary Seton Watts

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

English artist, designer, and social reformer
Mary Seton Fraser Tytler Watts (1849-1938)

Self-Portrait, 1882 / Watercolor on paper / Watts Gallery, Compton, Surrey, UK

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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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