How Famous Artists Looked When They Were Young

Alin Chirculescu

Alin Chirculescu

Founder and Editor in Chief at Art History Lab
He holds a BA in Art History and Theory from the National University of Arts in Bucharest.
Currently lives and works in Dublin, Ireland.
Alin Chirculescu
1. Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528), German Renaissance artist.
Albrecht Dürer – Self Portrait, Graphische Sammlung Albertina, Vienna, 1484
Albrecht Dürer – Self Portrait, Alte Pinakothek, München, 1500

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. Raffaelo Sanzio (1483-1520), Italian Renaissance artist.
Raffaelo Sanzio – Self Portrait,  1497
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Raffaelo Sanzio – Self Portrait with a Friend, Louvre, Paris, c. 1518-1520

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669), Dutch Golden Age artist.
Rembrandt van Rijn – Self Portrait,  Kassel, Staatliche Museen, 1627
Rembrandt van Rijn – Self Portrait, The National Gallery, London, 1669

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. Anton Raphael Mengs (1728-1779), German Neoclassical artist.
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Anton Raphael Mengs – Self Portrait, 1744
Anton Raphael Mengs – Self Portrait, Gemäldegalerie, Berlin , 1779

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5. Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun (1755-1842), French Neoclassical artist.
Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun – Self Portrait, Kimbell Art Museum, Forth Worth, 1781
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Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun – Self Portrait, Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, 1800

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6. Gustave Courbet (1819-1877), French Realist artist.
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Gustave Courbet – Self Portrait with Black Dog, Musée du Petit-Palais, 1841
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Gustave Courbet – Self-Portrait at Sainte-Pelagie, Musée Gustave Courbet, 1871

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7. Berthe Morisot (1841-1895), French Impressionist artist.
Edma Morisot – Berthe Morisot, Private Collection, 1865
Berthe Morisot – Self Portrait, Musée Marmottan Monet , Paris, 1885

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8. Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Spanish Cubist artist.
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Pablo Picasso – Self Portrait,  1895
Pablo Picasso – Self Portrait, Fuji Television Gallery, Tokyo, 1972

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9. Frida Kahlo (1907-1954), Mexican Surrealist artist.
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Frida Kahlo – Self Portrait, 1922
Frida Kahlo – Self Portrait with Loose Hair, Private Collection, 1947

 

Alin Chirculescu

He holds a BA in Art History and Theory from the National University of Arts in Bucharest. Currently lives and works in Dublin, Ireland.

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