You can’t go anywhere today without seeing someone taking a selfie…
Artists did not need smartphones and left us self-portraits. Here are some self-portraits of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist artists in the collection of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC (USA).
Self-Portrait (1861), oil on canvas (25.1 x 21.4 cm - 9 7/8 x 8 7/16 in.) by Henri Fantin-Latour
Self-Portrait with White Collar (c. 1857), oil on paper on canvas (20.5 x 15 cm - 8 1/16 x 5 7/8 in.) by Edgar Degas
Self-Portrait Dedicated to Carrière (1888 or 1889), oil on canvas (46.5 x 38.6 cm - 18 5/16 x 15 3/16 in.) by Paul Gauguin
Self-Portrait, Aged 21, oil on canvas (22.2 x 17.4 cm - 8 3/4 x 6 7/8 in.) by Edouard Vuillard
The National Gallery of Art is located on the National Mall between 3rd and 9th Streets NW along Constitution Avenue NW.
6th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Website of the museum: http://www.nga.gov