Autoportrait Day 114~ Alice Rahon

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

French/Mexican artist and poet Alice Rahon (1904-1987)

1. Self-Portrait and Autobiography, 1948 / Oil and sand on canvas / Art Institute of Chicago, IL

2. Self-portrait (Autorretrato), 1951 / Oil on canvas / Private collection

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Autoportrait Day 107~ Florine Stettheimer

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

Painter, poet, and designer Florine Stettheimer (1871-1944)

1. Self-Portrait with Paradise Birds, ND / Oil on canvas / Avery Library, Columbia University, NYC

2. Self-Portrait with Palette (Painter and Faun), ND / Oil on canvas / Avery Library, Columbia University, NYC

3. Portrait of Myself, 1923 / Oil on canvas laid on board / Avery Library, Columbia University, NYC

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Autoportrait Day 88~ Anne Killigrew

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

English poet and painter Anne Killigrew (1660-1685)

1. Portrait of a Lady, probably the artist, c.1685 / Oil on canvas / Private collection

2. Self-Portrait, ND / Oil on canvas / The Berkeley Will Trust, Berkeley Castle, UK

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Autoportrait Day 35~ Amalia von Königsmarck

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

Swedish noble, artist, and poet Amalia Wilhelmina von Königsmarck (1663-1740)

1. Self-portrait, 1687 / Oil on canvas / Nationalmuseum, Swedish National Portrait Gallery, Stockholm

2. Self portrait, 1687 / Oil on canvas laid on panel / Private collection

3. Allegory with self-portrait and profile portrait of Ulrika Eleonora the Elder, 1689 / Oil on canvas, mounted on panel covered with a secondary canva / Nationalmuseum, Stockholm

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Born November 22~ Dora Maar

Henriette Theodora Markovitch (November 22, 1907-July 16, 1997), known as Dora Maar, was a French photographer, painter, and poet.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dora_Maar

The Conversation by Dora Maar
1937 / Oil on canvas / 63-4/5”x51” / Almine and Bernard Ruiz-Picasso Foundation for Art, Madrid, Spain

Dora Maar on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/dora-maar/

Further reading:
https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-dora-maars-undeniable-influence-generation-surrealists
https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artists/dora-maar-15766/seven-things-know-dora-maar
https://gagosian.com/quarterly/2019/11/21/essay-discovering-dora-maar/

Residency Program at the Dora Maar House:
https://maisondoramaar.org/the-fellowships-la-maison-dora-maar/