Self Portrait, Olivia Spencer Bower, | Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu. New Zealander, b.1905, d.1982. Purchased, 1954. Reproduced courtesy of the trustees of the Olivia Spencer Bower Foundation. Oil on board 672 x 520mm 69/109 1950
Self-portrait (1885). Sabine Lepsius (German, 1864-1942). Oil on canvas. Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Nationalgalerie. Lepsius showed herself as a painter at the age of 21. Here the portrait marks her coming of age, the girl become woman artist. Her father, also a painter, hung the portrait in his studio, giving her the stamp of professional recognition.