Art Stuff

By: Samantha Loudermilk Per.2

What is a self portrait?

A self portrait is a portrait of an artist produced or created by that artist.

What are self portraits called today?


Why do artists create self portraits?

Some people think its because it meant that the artist always had a model available.

What is the first recorded self portrait?

Robert Cornelius' Self-Portrait: The First Ever "Selfie" (1839)

Who is known for the most self portraits in history?

Vincent Van Gogh.

What is the most famous self portrait?

Vincent Van Goghs' self portrait with bandaged ear painted in 1889.

How is a self portrait like an autobiography?Or is it?

A self portrait can be considered an autobiography because they say "a picture is worth a thousand words" and so does an autobiography so in a way its telling the life story of the person in the picture.

What is a symbol?

A thing that stands for or represents something else.