Browse through the selected illustrative self-portraits below, or explore three special features relating to self-portraits. Explore the full list here.
Gerlach Flicke; Henry Strangwish (Strangways)
by Gerlach Flicke
by Isaac Oliver
Sir Nathaniel Bacon
by Sir Nathaniel Bacon
by John Constable
Sir Thomas Lawrence
by Richard Evans, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
late 1820s, based on a work of circa 1825
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
by Dante Gabriel Rossetti
by Doris Zinkeisen
by Madame Yevonde
by Maggi Hambling
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