A superb painter in pastels, she painted Marie-Antoinette, Queen of France, more than thirty times. She survived the revolution and terror to paint Napoleon’s youngest sister as a queen.
Two by Edvard Munch, and by Lovis Corinth, Gabriel von Max with one of his monkeys, Egon Schiele with his family, the elderly Christian Krohg, and more.
Unusual self-portraits by Sofonisba Anguissola, Rembrandt, Artemisia Gentileschi, Courbet, Gérôme and others.
Not an Impressionist by any means, he was a close friend of Whistler and Manet, who painted some of the major group portraits of the late 1800s.
A fine portrait by a master, which also contains a delightful caricature self-portrait, and an interesting reverse side.
Perhaps they are the landscape equivalent of serial self-portraiture after all.
A distinctive presumed self-portrait of this exceptional woman painter, cropped close, from an unusual viewpoint, using chiaroscuro, colour, and the most amazing fabric textures.