Autoportrait Day 82~ Lucy May Stanton

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

American painter Lucy May Stanton (1875-1931)

1. The Silver Goblet, 1912 / Watercolor miniature on ivory / National Portrait Gallery, DC

2. Self Portrait, Reading, 1914 / Oil on canvas / Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA

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Autoportrait Day 77~ Giovanna Garzoni

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

Italian Baroque painter Giovanna Garzoni (1600-1670)

1. Self-portrait as Apollo, c.1618-20 / Tempera on parchment, laid down on linen / Palazzo del Quirinale, Rome, IT

2. Self-Portrait, c.1650 / Pastel and charcoal on paper / Harvard University’s Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, DC

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Autoportrait Day 17~ Bess Norriss Tait

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

Watercolor and miniature painter Bess Norriss Tait (1878-1939)

1. Self Portrait, 1909 / watercolor and bodycolor / National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, Australia

2. Probable self portrait, c.1900-1910 / watercolor / National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

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Born December 6~ Lucia Fairchild Fuller

Lucia Fairchild Fuller (December 6, 1870-May 21, 1924) was an American painter and member of the New Hampshire Cornish Art Colony. She was a founding member and treasurer of the American Society of Miniature Painters.
Biography on Wikipedia:

Clara B. Fuller by Lucia Fairchild Fuller
1898 / Watercolor on ivory / 4-1/2″x2-13/16″ / The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC

Lucia Fairchild Fuller on Artnet:

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Born October 16~ Anna Waser

Anna Waser (October 16, 1678-September 20, 1714) was a Swiss miniature painter, draftsman, etcher, and calligrapher. She received her first drawing and painting lessons at the age of 12. Almost all of Waser’s work has been lost.
Biography on Wikipedia:

Portrait of Mr. Sulzer from Winterthur by Anna Waser
ND / 4-1/3″x3-1/10″ / Watercolor on parchment / Private collection

Anna Waser on Artnet:

Further reading: (in German)
“Anna Waser Swiss painter”, Google translation:
“The tragic life of the first Swiss painter”, Google translation:


Born July 11~ Alexandrina Robertson Harris

Alexandrina Robertson Harris (July 11, 1886–February 1978) was a Scottish-born American painter of portrait miniatures.
Biography on Wikipedia:

Jacqueline Cochran by Alexandrina Robertson Harris
c.1950 / Watercolor on ivory / 3-1⁄2″x2-3⁄4″ / Smithsonian American Art Museum, DC

Alexandrina Robertson Harris on Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

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Born April 11~ Adélaïde Labille-Guiard

Adélaïde Labille-Guiard (April 11, 1749-April 24, 1803) was a French painter who was a master at miniatures, pastels, and portraiture.
Biography on Wikipedia:

Louise-Elisabeth of France, Duchess of Parma by Adélaïde Labille-Guiard
1788 / Oil on canvas / 107″x63″ / Palace of Versailles, France

Adélaïde Labille-Guiard on Artnet:

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