A random survey of self-portraits created by women through the centuries
Spanish-born artist Remedios Varo (December 16, 1908-October 8, 1963) combined traditional techniques and Surrealist methods with mystical and occult themes.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Remedios_Varo
Exploración de las Fuentes del Río Orinoco by Remedios Varo
1959 / Oil on canvas / 18″x15-3/4″ / Private collection
Remedios Varo on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/remedios-varo/
Eileen Forrester Agar RA (December 1, 1899-November 17, 1991) was a British-Argentinian painter, sculptor, photographer, and collage artist associated with the Surrealist movement.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eileen_Agar
Quadriga by Eileen Agar
1935 / Oil on canvas / 20″x24″ / ©The estate of Eileen Agar
Eileen Agar on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/eileen-agar/
Jacqueline Lamba (November 17, 1910-July 20, 1993) was a French artist. Primarily a painter, her career included collage, sculpture, and the surrealist objects she created during her marriage to first husband André Breton.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacqueline_Lamba
Puits et Cerisier by Jacqueline Lamba
1943-48 / Oil on canvas / 28″x18″ / Weinstein Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Jacqueline Lamba on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/jacqueline-lamba/
“Far away from Paris: the surrealistic network in Mexico”:
1937 / Oil on canvas / 31 4/5″x25 3/4″ / Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Edward James~ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_James
1916-1918 / Brush and ink with watercolor and shell gold over a 19th-century French lithographic illustration; laid down on canvas / 19 1/2”x12 7/8” / National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
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1956 / Oil on canvas / 45 1/4”x34 5/8” / KMSKA (Royal Museum of Fine Arts), Antwerp, Belgium
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