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Autorretrato de Caterina van Hemessen. Realizado por Caterina van Hemessen, en el año 1548. Ubicado en Öffentliche Kunstsammlung de Basilea, Suiza. Caterina van Hemessen (1528-1587) fue una pintora. Especializada en retratos y destacada por este autorretrato, ya que es el primer autorretrato femenino conocido.

“Caterina van Hemessen Flemish Renaissance artist credited as creating the first self portrait with an easel

Judith Leyster 1609-1660  Judith Leyster, Self Portrait, c. 1633 Judith Leyster is pretty awesome. Not only was she a female painter during a time period that didn’t favor women, she was the first ever female to become a master in a Dutch guild, an incredibly high honor. After studying with Frans Hals, Leyster created this painting, considered by many to be her masterpiece, possibly for entrance into a guild.

Artist: Judith Leyster Name: "Self-Portrait"/ Created: Type: Oil on canvas/ Period: Baroque

Figuration Feminine: 1620 Woutiers Michaelina

century female painter Michaelina Wautier will receive the first exhibition dedicated to her work at Antwerp's Rubens House in

Self-portrait by Vanessa Bell, circa 1915.  Collection of Yale Center for British Art

Vanessa Bell (British, 1879 - Self-portrait, circa Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Connecticut.


Altarpiece with the Martyrdom of St Catherine (left wing, exterior: Saints Genevieve and Apollonia) 1506 Lucas Cranach the Elder The National Gallery, London

Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun (French, 1755–1842). Self-portrait, 1790. Oil on canvas

Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun: Woman Artist in Revolutionary France Who Amassed a Fortune Painting Internationally

Gwen John (British: 1876 – 1939) - Self Portrait with Letter (1907)

Self Portrait with Letter - Gwen John Gwendolen Mary John (born 22 June 1876 Haverfordwest, Wales - died 18 September 1939 (aged Dieppe, France Was a Welsh painter of portraits (usually anonymous female sitters) and still Life .

El Greco, "Nobleman with his Hand on his Chest". Possible self-portrait of El Greco. 1583-85  Museo del Prado, Madrid

El Greco, "Nobleman with his Hand on his Chest". Possible self-portrait of El Greco. El Greco (the Greek) inspires Expressionism and Cubism.