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Monday, May 4, 2009

The Artist by Himself

Reading the book The Artist by Himself self-portrait drawings from youth to old age, edited by Joan Kinneir, London 1980, can be a learning journey into the art of 70 major masters from Durer to Hokusai.The self-portrait drawings are in black and white and each portrait is accompanied by excerpts from biographies, autobiographies, letters, contracts, etc.

Here is my quick sketch(right) in charcoal of Chagall's self-portrait with a grimace, 1924/25.

1 comment:

  1. this is a very nice blog elena, I am very impressed with your website. It is wonderful to have so very many interest. your egg in hand sketch is really very well done. Many Thanks for the encouragement as well.We have both learned so much havent we?