Autoportrait Day 174~ Germaine Krull

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

Photographer and photojournalist Germaine Krull (1897-1985)

1. Self-Portrait with Cigarette, 1925 / Gelatin silver print / Various collections including MoMA, NYC

2. Self-portrait, Paris, 1927 / Gelatin silver print / Various collections including Ann and Jürgen Wilde Foundation, Munich

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This article includes a link to a pdf file of Germaine Krull’s groundbreaking 1928 photo book Métal:
(scroll down towards the bottom)  https://monoskop.org/Germaine_Krull

Autoportrait Day 46~ Dora Maar

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

Photographer and painter Dora Maar (1907-1997)

1. Autoportrait à la Fenêtre, c.1926 / Gelatin Silver Negative / Centre Pompidou, Paris, FR

2. Autoportrait au Manteau, ND / Pastel and charcoal on paper / Private collection

3. Moi-même, c.1950 / Pencil on paper / Private collection

4. Autoportrait, ND / Oil on cardboard / Private collection

5. Autoportrait au Ventilateur, c.1926 / Gelatin Silver Print / Centre Pompidou, Paris, FR

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Autoportrait Day 36~ Dorothy Wilding

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

English portrait photographer Dorothy Wilding (1893-1976)

1. Dorothy Wilding by Dorothy Wilding, 1920s / Bromide print / National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

2. Dorothy Wilding by Dorothy Wilding, 1930s / Chlorobromide print / National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

3. Dorothy Wilding by Dorothy Wilding, 1956 / Contact print / National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

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Autoportrait Day 24~ Imogen Cunningham

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

American photographer Imogen Cunningham (1883-1976)

1. Self portrait, c.1910 / Gelatin silver print / National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh

2. Self portrait, 1932 / Gelatin silver print / Imogen Cunningham Trust

3. Self Portrait on Geary Street, 1959 / Gelatin silver print / MoMA, NYC

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Autoportrait Day 9~ Olive Edis

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

British photographer Olive Edis (1876-1955)

1. Olive Edis by Olive Edis, 1918 / Sepia-toned matte print on photographer’s card / National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

2. Olive Edis by Olive Edis, 1920-1930 / Autochrome / National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

3. Olive Edis by Olive Edis, 1920-1930 / Autochrome / National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

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Born October 20~ Ella Bergmann-Michel

Ella Bergmann-Michel (October 20, 1896-August 8, 1971) was a German abstract artist, photographer, and documentary filmmaker.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ella_Bergmann-Michel

Fischlein Rot Stech Dich Tot by Ella Bergmann-Michel / 1918
Pen and India ink and red ink, gold paint, gouache, watercolor, pencil and printed paper collage on paper
19-5/8″x16-1/8″ / Private collection

Ella Bergmann-Michel on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/ella-bergmann-michel/

Further reading:
http://www.getty.edu/art/collection/artists/1522/ella-bergmann-michel-german-1896-1971/
https://www.artsy.net/article/jshtngn-collagestudie-horizontal-1926-and-the-lost-work-of
https://festival.ilcinemaritrovato.it/en/sezione/la-donna-con-la-kinamo-ella-bergmann-michel/

Born October 6~ Emilie Bieber

Emilie Bieber (1810–1884) was a pioneering nineteenth-century German photographer who ran a studio in Hamburg from 1852 until 1872.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emilie_Bieber

Jenny Lind (also born on October 6, in 1820) by Emilie Bieber

1860s / Albumen carte de visite / 3-3/4″x2-3/8″ / National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

Emilie Bieber on Artnet: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emilie_Bieber

Further reading:
https://dewiki-de.translate.goog/Lexikon/Emilie_Bieber?_x_tr_sl=de&_x_tr_tl=en&_x_tr_hl=en&_x_tr_pto=nui,sc
https://monovisions.com/emilie-bieber-biography-19th-century-pioneer-german-women-photographer/
http://www.luminous-lint.com/app/vexhibit/_PHOTOGRAPHER_1_Bieber_Family_01/2/0/0/

Born August 16~ Ylla

Ylla (born Camilla Koffler; August 16, 1911-March 30, 1955) was a Hungarian photographer who specialized in animal photography.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ylla

Elephant by Ylla
1950 / Sheet-fed gravure / 10-3/8″x8″ / Private collection

Ylla on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/ylla/

Further reading:
http://www.pryordodge.com/ylla.html
https://hundredheroines.org/featured/ylla/
https://vault.si.com/vault/1955/04/11/tragedy-in-india