Autoportrait Day 313~ Wanda Gág

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

American artist, printmaker, illustrator, author, and translator
Wanda Hazel Gág (1893-1946)

1. Self-Portrait in a Three-Way Mirror, ND / Graphite and black crayon / Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA

2. Self-Portrait, 1914 / Charcoal and chalk / Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA

3. Self-Portrait, 1915 / Pastel and charcoal / Minneapolis Institute of Art, MN

4. Self-Portrait in Dresser Mirror: Cream Hill, 1930 / Brush and black ink / Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA

5. Self-Portrait, 1943 / Linocut / Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA

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Autoportrait Day 302~ Anna Maria van Schurman

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

Dutch artist, poet, and scholar
Anna Maria van Schurman (1607-1678)

1. Self Portrait, 1625-1649 / Engraving / Various collections incl. Museum Catharijneconvent, Utrecht, Netherlands

2. Self Portrait, 1633 / Engraving / Various collections incl. RISD Museum, Providence, RI

3. Self Portrait, c.1640 / Pastel on paper / Museum Martena, Franeker, Netherlands

4. Self Portrait, 1640; / Engraving / Various collections incl. National Museum of Women in the Arts, DC

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Autoportrait Day 290~ Violet Oakley

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

Painter, muralist, and illustrator Violet Oakley (1874-1961)

1. Self-Portrait: The Artist in Mourning for Her Father, c.1900 / Oil on canvas
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2. Self-Portrait, 1919 / Oil on canvas mounted on panel / National Academy of Design, NYC

3. Self-Portrait, ND / Charcoal on cream illustration board
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

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Autoportrait Day 278~ Maud Sulter

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

Scottish artist, photographer, writer, and
feminist activist Maud Sulter (1960-2008)

1. Calliope from Zabat series, 1989 / Dye destruction print / Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK

2. Hysteria from Hysteria installation, 1991 / Black and white
photographic print / Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK

3. Les Bijoux I from Les Bijoux series, 2002 / Polaroid print on paper / Tate, London, UK

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Autoportrait Day 275~ Vanessa German

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

American artist, writer, and activist Vanessa German (born 1976)

Self-Portrait of the Artist with Physicalized Soul, 2013
Mixed-media assemblage / The Studio Museum in Harlem, NYC

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Autoportrait Day 258~ Maria Walpurgis

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

Princess, composer, singer, harpsichordist, painter, pastellist, poet, librettist, and patron of the arts Maria Antonia Walpurgis Symphorosa (1724-1780)

1. Self-portrait, c.1767–1772 / Oil on canvas / Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, Italy

2. Based on a pastel self-portrait, 1764 / Engraving / British Museum, London, UK

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Autoportrait Day 243~ Juliette Roche

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

French painter and writer Juliette Roche (1884–1980)

Portrait of the artist in Serrières, c.1920/25 / Oil on cardboard / Fondation Albert Gleizes, Paris, FR

(She has a few self-portraits here and there on the internet, but mostly small or people’s personal snapshots and usually without any information. Very frustrating!)

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