Born January 21~ Anna Morandi Manzolini

Anna Morandi Manzolini (January 21, 1714-July 9, 1774) was an Italian anatomist and sculptor.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anna_Morandi_Manzolini

Self Portrait by Anna Morandi
c.1750 / Wax / 35 2/5″x32 1/4″x26 3/4″ / University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy

Further reading:
https://www.brainpickings.org/2012/03/13/the-lady-anatomist/
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/lady-anatomist-who-brought-dead-bodies-light-180964165/
https://www.italianways.com/anna-morandi-manzolini-mother-artist-and-anatomopathologist/

December 19, 1907~ Hugo Simberg sends a postcard from the United States

Self-Portrait by Hugo Simberg

1907 / Oil on canvas / 17”x14” / Finnish National Gallery: Ateneum Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland

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“Over the Ocean: Hugo Simberg in America”~
https://www.europeana.eu/portal/en/exhibitions/an-ecstasy-of-beauty/over-the-ocean-simberg-in-america#ve-anchor-intro_14488-js

“Amerikka” (24 photos)~
http://www.lahteilla.fi/simberg/?fbclid=IwAR1_ai8HAuMvGY1q60JtYvVBOf5Ak2tAvbTttEFUGfGXImk-PnwLUpWJbXw#en/line/826/keyword/Amerikka

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Previous December 19 posts:

December 19~ Animals in Art

Artist Birthday Quiz for 12/19~

November 14, 2019~ “Through My Travels I Found Myself” opens tomorrow at Finnish art museum

Self-portrait, Black Background by Helene Schjerfbeck

1915 / Oil on canvas / 18”x14” / Finnish National Gallery: Ateneum Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland

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Previous November 14 posts:

November 14~ Artists at their Easels

Artist Birthday Quiz for 11/14~

October 5, 1869~ Finnish painter Ellen Thesleff is born

Self-Portrait by Ellen Thesleff

1894–95 / Pencil and sepia ink on paper / 12 1/5”x9 1/4”
Finnish National Gallery: Ateneum Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland

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Previous October 5 posts:

Autumn~ October 5

Maya Lin: Born October 5, 1959

Artist Birthday Quiz for 10/5~

Self Portraits~August 31

Self-Portrait  by  Yayoi Kusama

2008 / Acrylic on canvas / 89 1/2”x71 1/2” / Private collection

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Self-portrait staged for Flaunt Magazine  by  Kehinde Wiley

2011 / Cover photograph / Issue 114, Flaunt Magazine

Self Portraits~August 30

Self-Portrait, New York City  by  Richard Avedon

2002 / Gelatin silver print / Sheet: 24 7/8”x57” / Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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Self Portrait with Red Braces  by
David Hockney

2003 / Watercolor on paper
/ 24”x18 1/8”
/ Private collection

Self Portraits~August 29

Untitled (Self-portrait from Kitchen Table series)  by  Carrie Mae Weems

1990 / Gelatin silver print / 28.3”x28.3” / Various

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Self Portrait in a Yellow Waistcoat
by  Desmond Haughton

1993 / Oil on canvas / 32”x18”
/ Royal Holloway, University of London

Self Portraits~August 28

Self-Portrait Exaggerating My Negroid Features  by  Adrian Piper

1981 / Pencil on paper / 10”x8” / The Eileen Harris Norton Collection

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Self Portrait as a Heel  by  Jean-Michel Basquiat

1982–1982 / Acrylic and Oilstick on Canvas / 50”x40” / Private Collection

Self Portraits~August 27

Self-Portrait  by  Jacob Lawrence

1977 / Gouche on tempera on off-white wove paper / 22 1/8”x30” / National Academy of Design, New York

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Self Portrait  by  Robert Mapplethorpe

1980 / Gelatin silver print / Sheet: 19 7/8”x16”
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Gift of Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation