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 26~ Berthe Art

Berthe Constance Ursule Art (December 26, 1857-February 27, 1934) was a Belgian painter and pastelist. She exhibited her work at Chicago’s World Columbian Exposition in 1893 and at the World Exhibition in Paris in 1900.
Google translation of biography on German Wikipedia: https://bit.ly/3q5kVUj

Blue Macaws by Berthe Art
ND / Pastel on paper / 31″x24-2/5″ / KMSKA: Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp, Belgium

Berthe Art on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/berthe-art/

Further reading:
http://arcadiasystems.org/academia/cassatt17a.html#art
Google translation of “Feminine Art” blog post: https://bit.ly/3p75Dzp
https://www.askart.com/artist/Berthe_Constance_Ursule_Art/11012786/Berthe_Constance_Ursule_Art.aspx

Born November 5~ Anna Maria van Schurman

Anna Maria van Schurman (November 5, 1607-May 4, 1678) was a Dutch painter, engraver, poet, and scholar. A highly educated woman, she excelled in art, music, and literature, and became proficient in fourteen languages.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anna_Maria_van_Schurman

Self portrait by Anna Maria van Schurman
c.1640 / Pastel on paper / 12-3/5″x9-4/5″ / Museum Martena, Franeker, The Netherlands

Anna Maria van Schurman on Google Arts & Culture: https://artsandculture.google.com/entity/m0955g1

Further reading:
https://nmwa.org/art/artists/anna-maria-van-schurman/
https://artherstory.net/anna-maria-van-schurman-artist-scholar-and-woman-of-letters/
https://projectvox.org/van-schurman-1607-1678/

Born April 19~ Eva Gonzalès

Eva Gonzalès (April 19, 1849-May 6, 1883) was a French Impressionist painter and pastellist.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eva_Gonzal%C3%A8s

Girl Awakening by Eva Gonzalès
1877-1878 / Oil on canvas / 32″x39 2/5″ / Kunsthalle Bremen, Germany

Eva Gonzalès on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/eva-gonzal%C3%A8s/

Further reading:
https://awarewomenartists.com/en/artiste/eva-gonzales/
https://www.theartstory.org/artist/gonzales-eva/
https://medium.com/illuminations-mirror/the-woman-looked-out-artist-eva-gonzal%C3%A8s-5b79b1e07a1d

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: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ad%C3%A9la%C3%AFde_Labille-Guiard

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: http://www.artnet.com/artists/ad%C3%A9la%C3%AFde-labille-guiard/

Further reading:
https://nmwa.org/art/artists/adelaide-labille-guiard/
https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/lagui/hd_lagui.htm
https://harvardmagazine.com/2009/09/adelaide-labille-guiard