Autoportrait Day 70~ Gesina ter Borch

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

Dutch Golden Age artist Gesina ter Borch (1631-1690)

1. Zelfportret van Gesina ter Borch in cartouche, 1659 / Watercolor on paper / Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2. Zelfportret van Gesina ter Borch, 1661 / Watercolor and ink on paper / Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Autoportrait Day 21~ Esther Inglis

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

Artist and calligrapher Esther Inglis (1571-1624)

1. Portrait of Esther Inglis by Esther Inglis, 1601 / Manuscript / Spencer Collection, New York Public Library

2. Portrait of Esther Inglis by Esther Inglis, 1607 / Manuscript / Royal Collection Trust, London, UK

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Autoportrait Day 17~ Bess Norriss Tait

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

Watercolor and miniature painter Bess Norriss Tait (1878-1939)

1. Self Portrait, 1909 / watercolor and bodycolor / National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, Australia

2. Probable self portrait, c.1900-1910 / watercolor / National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

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Born on October 18~ Fanny Y. Cory

Fanny Young Cory (October 18, 1877-July 28, 1972) was an illustrator for magazines and books, a watercolorist, and one of America’s first female syndicated cartoonists.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fanny_Cory

Illustration for The Fanny Cory Mother Goose by Fanny Y. Cory
1913 / 11″x9″, 73 pages / Bobs-Merrill Company Publishers, NY

Fanny Y. Cory on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/fanny-y-cory/

Further reading:
https://fycory.com/
https://www.dbdowd.com/illustration-history/2015/11/13/fanny-young-cory
http://montanawomenshistory.org/drawing-on-motherhood-the-cartoons-and-illustrations-of-fanny-cory-cooney/
https://library.osu.edu/site/cartoons/2019/01/10/student-post-the-life-of-cartoonist-and-illustrator-fanny-y-cory/

Born September 27~ Mary Grierson

Mary Anderson Grierson (September 27, 1912-January 30, 2012) was a Welsh-born Scottish illustrator and longtime staff artist at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Grierson

Epigeneium Coelogyne by Mary Grierson
ND / Watercolor on paper / 15-3/4″x11-2/5″ / Shirley Sherwood Gallery at Kew, London, UK

Mary Grierson on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/mary-grierson/

Further reading:
https://www.huntbotanical.org/exhibitions/show.php?85
https://suffolkartists.co.uk/index.cgi?choice=painter&pid=4222
https://www.botanicalartandartists.com/about-mary-grierson.html

Born August 2~ Käte Steinitz

Käte Traumann Steinitz (August 2, 1889-April 7, 1975) was a German-American artist, photographer, collector, writer, librarian, and expert on Leonardo da Vinci.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kate_Steinitz

Young Girl by Käte Steinitz / 1939 / Watercolor and chalk / Sheet: 17-1/2″x12-1/2″
UCLA Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Käte Steinitz on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/k%C3%A4te-steinitz/

Further reading:
https://arthistorians.info/steinitzk
https://www.ma-g.org/artists/kate-steinitz/
https://collections.lacma.org/node/178972
https://www.fembio.org/english/biography.php/woman/biography/kate-steinitz/

Born May 6~ Gladys Nilsson

Gladys Nilsson (born May 6, 1940) is a contemporary American artist known for watercolors and collages.
Biography on National Gallery of Art:
https://www.nga.gov/features/exhibitions/outliers-and-american-vanguard-artist-biographies/gladys-nilsson.html

Pink Suit #2 by Gladys Nilsson
1966 / Watercolor, over graphite on paper / 16-1/10″x10-1/10″ / Art Institute of Chicago, IL

Gladys Nilsson on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/gladys-nilsson/

Further reading:
https://www.interviewmagazine.com/art/gladys-nilsson-retrospective-honk-matthew-marks-garth-greenan-hairy-who
https://www.frieze.com/article/gladys-nilsson-older-i-get-bigger-i-want-these-women-be
https://interactive.wttw.com/art-design-chicago/hairy-who

Born May 5~ Sarah Choate Sears

Sarah Choate Sears (May 5, 1858-September 25, 1935) was an American art collector, art patron, cultural entrepreneur, artist, and photographer.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarah_Choate_Sears

Poppies by Sarah Choate Sears
1896 / Watercolor, gouache, and ink on paper / 13-3/4″x21-1/4″ / Private collection
Untitled (cyclamen, outdoors) by Sarah Choate Sears
c.1892-c.1905 / Gelatin silver print / 6″x8″ / Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, MA

Sarah Choate Sears on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/sarah-choate-sears/
More links:
https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/267677
https://archive.artic.edu/stieglitz/sarah-choate-sears/
https://artsandculture.google.com/asset/mrs-joshua-montgomery-sears-sarah-choate-sears-john-singer-sargent/mgEnevNyoIuktA?hl=en