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Self Portraits

A guide to help incoming students with the self-portraiture assignment.

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Self-Portraits throughout Art History

Want to browse self-portraits from different time 
periods and in different styles?
Then get familiar with the ARTstor Digital Library.

Featuring nearly 2 million high-quality digital images of art as well as cultural artifacts, manuscript collections, and other unique visual material, ARTstor is a great place to explore.

You may use these images for non-commercial / research / educational purposes only.


  • If you're on a Lesley University network, then all you need to do is click here:  ARTstor
  • If you're NOT on a Lesley University network, then you'll be prompted to enter your myLesley login.
  • From the ARTstor welcome page, click on the Folder & Image Groups icon:


  • This will prompt a list of image groups for courses. Select "the self-portrait" option.