Autoportrait Day 225~ Hildreth Meière

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

American muralist and mosaicist Hildreth Meière (1892-1961)

Self-Portrait, 1943 / Oil on Masonite / National Academy of Design, NYC

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See also: https://schristywolfe.com/2021/09/03/born-september-3-hildreth-meiere/

Born April 1~ Jacoba van Heemskerck

Jacoba Berendina van Heemskerck van Beest (April 1, 1876-August 2, 1923) was a Dutch painter, stained glass designer, and graphic artist.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacoba_van_Heemskerck

Composition No. 18 by Jacoba van Heemskerck
1915 / Oil on canvas / 34 1/4″x30 1/2″ / Kunstmuseum Den Haag, Netherlands

Jacoba van Heemskerck on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/jacoba-heemskerck-van-beest/

Further reading:
https://modjourn.org/biography/heemskerck-van-beest-jacoba-van-1876-1923/
Google translation of Kunsthalle Bielefeld: Jacoba van Heemskerck
https://thehistoryofpaintingrevisited.weebly.com/jacoba-van-heemskerck.html

July 9, 1887~ Mexican painter Saturnino Herrán is born

Young Woman with Pumpkin by Saturnino Herrán

1917 / Colored pencils on paper / 22 2/5”x15 1/3”
Andrés Blaisten Collection, University Cultural Center Tlatelolco, Mexico

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Saturnino Herran on artnet.com~ http://www.artnet.com/artists/saturnino-herran/

Previous July 9 posts:

Summer~ July 9

David Hockney: Born July 9, 1937

Artist Birthday Quiz for 7/9~

February 21, 1173~ Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, canonized

Scene from The Life of Thomas Becket / Unknown artist /
Originally in Trinity Chapel, Canterbury Cathedral

c.1190-1205 / Stained glass with silver stain, vitreous paint /
28 1/8” diameter / Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, MA

Previous February 21 posts:

February 21~ African-American visual artists

Rea Irvin & The New Yorker

Artist Birthday Quiz for 2/21~

Autumn~ October 24

Tiffany Studios’ Autumn Landscape attributed to Agnes F. Northrop

1923–24 / Leaded Favrile glass window / 132″x102″ / The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Autumn Swirls by Louis Icart

1924 / Etching with hand-coloring / 16 1/2″x11 5/8″ / Various

March 19~ Women’s History Month in visual arts

Evelyn Beatrice Longman Batchelder (1874-1954)
First woman sculptor to be elected a full member of the National Academy of Design
http://cwhf.org/inductees/arts-humanities/evelyn-longman-batchelder

Industry (aka The Craftsman) / 1931 / Bronze / A.I. Prince Technical HS, Hartford, CT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Violet Oakley (1874-1961)
First American woman to receive a public mural commission
https://hyperallergic.com/405626/a-grand-vision-violet-oakley-and-the-american-renaissance-woodmere-museum-2017/

Mrs. Charles Stewart Wurts IV / 1946 / Charcoal, sanguine, & white chalk on gray paper / 24 3/8”x18 3/8″

March 16~ Women’s History Month in visual arts

Sarah Purser (1848-1943)
Irish painter, stained glass artist, patron, collector, and administrator
http://oxfordindex.oup.com/view/10.1093/oi/authority.20110803100355481

Le Petit Déjeuner / 1881 / Oil on canvas / 14”x10.5”

 

Gertrude Kasebier (1852-1934)
American portrait photographer; one of the founders of the Photo-Secession group
http://iphf.org/inductees/gertrude-kasebier/

The Sketch / 1903 / Platinum print / 6”x8 1/8”