Autoportrait Day 322~ Anya Paintsil

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

Welsh Ghanaian artist Anya Paintsil (born 1993)

1. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep, 2023 / Acrylic, alpaca, mohair, wool, synthetic hair, human hair, plastic comb on hessian fabric / Vortic Curated digital platform

2. I Am the Predator, Not the Prey I, 2020 / Acrylic, wool, synthetic hair, human hair on hessian fabric / Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, Carlisle, England

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Autoportrait Day 217~ Alice Bailly

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

Swiss painter and textile artist Alice Bailly (1872-1938)

1. Self-Portrait, 1928 / Oil on canvas / Foundation for Art, Culture and History, Winterthur, Switzerland

2. Mon portrait, 1929 / Charcoal on paper / Private collection

3. Self-Portrait, 1917 / Oil on canvas / National Museum of Women in the Arts, DC

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Autoportrait Day 171~ Mary Seton Watts

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

English artist, designer, and social reformer
Mary Seton Fraser Tytler Watts (1849-1938)

Self-Portrait, 1882 / Watercolor on paper / Watts Gallery, Compton, Surrey, UK

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Born October 7~ Rose Piper

Rose Theodora Piper (October 7, 1917-May 11, 2005) was a painter in the 1940s. She then ran a greeting card company, designed textiles, and raised her family, returning to painting in the 1980s. Piper’s style shifted throughout her career.
Biography on Wikipedia:

Blues Singer by Rose Piper
1989 / Mixed media on paper / 24-1/2″x19″ / Petrucci Family Foundation Collection

Rose Piper on Artnet:

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Born October 4~ Otti Berger

Otti Berger (October 4, 1898 – 1944/45) was a textile artist and weaver who was a student and later teacher at the Bauhaus. Otti Berger was murdered in the Auschwitz concentration camp during WWII.
Biography on Wikipedia:

Fabric Sample Book by Otti Berger
Mid 1930s / Cotton / 3-3/4″x9-1/2″ / The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC

Otti Berger on Art Institute of Chicago site:

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Born October 3~ Karin Bergöö Larsson

Karin Bergöö Larsson (October 3, 1859-February 18, 1928) was a Swedish artist and designer who collaborated with her husband, artist Carl Larsson, as well as being often depicted in his paintings.
Biography on Wikipedia:

Cherryblossoms by Karin Bergöö Larsson
1884 / Oil on panel / 18″x14-3/5″ / Private collection

Karin Bergöö Larsson on Artnet:

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