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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Born March 20~ Maria Longworth Storer

Maria Longworth Nichols Storer (March 20, 1849-April 30, 1932) was an artist, the founder of Rookwood Pottery of Cincinnati, Ohio, and a patron of fine art.
Biography on Wikipedia:

Vase by Maria Longworth Nichols Storer
c.1898 / Copper & silver electroplated on tin, semi-precious stones / 12 1/4″ tall / Cincinnati Art Museum, OH

Maria Longworth Storer on Google Arts & Culture:

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November 5, 1864~ Artist Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh is born

Embroidered panels by Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh

c.1902-1904 / Embroidered linen; silk braid, ribbon, silk appliqué, buttons, beads; faces painted in watercolor on white kid stretched over card / 69 3/4”x16 1/4” / © Glasgow School of Art, Scotland

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Previous November 5 posts:

November 5~ Artists at their Easels

Born November 5, 1783~ Caroline Tischbein

Artist Birthday Quiz for 11/5~

Artist Birthday Quiz for 8/12~

What turn-of-the-20th-century painter, although renowned for his winged figures of the “infinite beauty of angelic women”, never went to church and believed that formal religion smacked of hypocrisy and narrowness?

What sculptor cast his best-known work, the winged statue in Piccadilly Circus generally (though mistakenly) known as Eros, in aluminum — the first use of that metal on a public statue?

Answers here~

Artist Birthday Quiz for 6/27~

What painter and printmaker in the New York School progressed from realism to abstraction and later to a highly influential style of cartoon realism?

What artist, metalsmith and educator approached metal like a collage artist, casting a series of elements and then assembling them in compositions?

Answers here~