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List of Famous Self-portrait Paintings

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List of the most famous self-portrait paintings in the world, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. The popular self-portrait paintings on this list are considered to be some of the most recognizable works of art on the planet, so save yourself a trip to the museum and check out this artwork from the comfort of your own home. self-portrait is an extremely important genre in the art world, so it's no surprise that some of the most recognizable fall under the self-portrait genre. You can find additional information about these well-known paintings by clicking on the names of the pieces.

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    Self Portrait with a Sunflower (after 1633) is a painting by Flemish artist Anthony van Dyck....  more
    • Artist: Anthony van Dyck
    • Subject: Anthony van Dyck
    • Genres (Art): Self-portrait, Portrait
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Baroque
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    Self-Portrait with Hat (1906) is a painting by Dutch artist Theo van Doesburg....  more
    • Artist: Theo van Doesburg
    • Subject: Theo van Doesburg
    • Genres (Art): Self-portrait, Portrait
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Post-Impressionism
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    The Cellist, Self-Portrait (1847) is a painting by French artist Gustave Courbet....  more
    • Artist: Gustave Courbet
    • Subject: Gustave Courbet
    • Genres (Art): Self-portrait
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Realism
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    Self-portrait is (1787) is a painting by English artist Thomas Lawrence....
    • Artist: Thomas Lawrence
    • Subject: Thomas Lawrence
    • Genres (Art): Self-portrait
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Georgian era
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