The oldest self-portrait of Western easel painting




Self-portrait is a representation of the artist. Might be drawing, painting, photography or sculpture made ​​from the author. The first self-portraits whoseauthors can be identified appear in the early Renaissance in the middle of XVcentury. Artists portray as a major figure or find their place as part of events or as part of group portraits. Did you know that the man with the turban of 1433,authored by Flemish painter Jan Van Ike is considered the oldest self-portrait of Western easel painting?

 

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  1. Took an art history class and we talked about this painting!

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