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Self-Portrait
  • TitleSelf-Portrait
  • Technique/ MaterialOil on canvas
  • DimensionsDimensions: (h x b) 65,5 x 82 cm
    Frame: (h x b x dj) 76,5 x 92,5 x 5 cm
  • DatingMade 1880
  • Artist/Maker Artist: Elisabeth Keyser, Swedish, born 1851-01-22, dead 1898-12-16
  • Depicted PersonElisabeth Keyser, Swedish, born 1851-01-22, dead 1898-12-16
  • CategoryPaintings, Paintings
  • Inventory No.NMGrh 1933
  • AcquisitionPurchase 1899
  • Description
    Artist/Maker
    Images and media

    Elisabeth Keyser’s self-portrait was painted in Paris, but when she returned to Sweden she opened an art school where she taught women on the basis of her experiences from France. This made her a significant link between the greater freedom in France and the development towards a similar situation in Sweden.