self-portrait

[ US /ˌsɛɫfˈpɔɹtɹət/ ]
NOUN
  1. a portrait of yourself created by yourself
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How To Use self-portrait In A Sentence

  • Over the years, charted by his self-portraits, Rembrandt evokes varying aspects of character and the process of ageing itself.
  • More particularly, in the hoodedness of her eyes, she reminded me of Malvina Schalkova, the Prague-born artist posthumously famous for the sketches and watercolors she made in Theresienstadt, and whose self-portrait, mirroring an infinity of sorrow, I first became familiar with when I visited Theresienstadt with Zoë. Kalooki Nights
  • The sketches included a self-portrait drawn by the artist in 1937.
  • The book's hero is a self-portrait of the author.
  • McGurran is best known for her paintings of women, including a number of surrealist self-portraits.
  • The painting was, after all, undertaken as a gift to send to Arles in exchange for a self-portrait by van Gogh.
  • Nearby, the celebrated "Self-Portrait with a Palette," made in Paris that fall, introduces the intense 25-year-old artist; he glances slightly away, his heavy-lidded dark eyes briskly outlined in an "Iberian" mask. The Cubist Circle
  • Above Peregrine's head a chromolithograph gazed from its frame at Tarrant, a Rembrandt self-portrait. The Boat of a Million Years
  • It seems possible that the series of mouthless, mask-like self-portraits in which Dali poses in a blue smock, undertaken beginning in 1923, might be based on African tribal sculpture.
  • I consequently started painting my logo, a stylized self-portrait based on the shape of my own skull.
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