Seeing Ourselves : Women?s Self-Portraits / Frances Borzello.

This richly diverse exploration of female artists and self-portraits is a brilliant and poignant demonstration of originality in works of haunting variety. The two earliest self-portraits come from 12th-century illuminated manuscripts in which nuns gaze at us across eight centuries. In 16th-century Italy, Sofonisba Anguissola paints one of the longest series of self-portraits, spanning adolescence to old age. In 17th-century Holland, Judith Leyster shows herself at the easel as a relaxed, self-assured professional. In the 18th century, artists from Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun to Angelica Kauffman express both passion for their craft and the idea o...

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Main author: Borzello, Frances.
ISBN: 978-0-500-29402-4
Language: Spanish
Published: London : Thames & Hudson, 2018.
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CN: 161559
Format: Book


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Call number: M 2310
Barcode: 53647 Available