Arts Everyday Living: Through a Woman Artist’s Eyes–The Art of Self-Portraits, Two Views

Marie Ellenrieder, Self Portrait, c. 1810-1818, oil on canvas, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Karisuhe, Germany

German artist Marie Ellenrieder (1791-1863) was an esteemed painter, known for her religious paintings.  However, in these self-portraits, she decided to provide two different but unique perspectives of her character.

 

Marie Ellenrieder, Self Portrait, 1819, oil on canvas, Rosgarten Museum, Konstanz, Germany

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