Centuries Ago, Legendary Painters Made These Revealing Selfies

Selfie was the Word Of The Year in 2013, but the self-portrait thing is much older than smart phones. Here are 22 old-fashioned self-portraits by the creators of some of the most amazing artworks in art history.

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Portrait of a Man in Turban, by Jan Van Eyck, 1433

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Self-Portrait as the Ecce Homo, by Albrecht Dürer, c. 1500

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The portrait of a man in red chalk, by Leonardo da Vinci, c. 1512, widely accepted as his self portrait

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Peter Paul Rubens, 1628-1630

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Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, 1642

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Eugene Delacroix, c. 1840

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Self portrait saluting, by Edgar Degas, 1855-1856

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Vincent van Gogh, 1889

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Self-portrait with palette, Paul Gauguin, 1894

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Self-portrait with burning cigarette, by Edvard Munch, 1895

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Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 1899

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Henri Matisse, 1906

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Pablo Picasso, 1907

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Self-portrait with Chinese lantern fruits, by Egon Schiele, 1912

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Self-portrait with palette, by Marc Chagall, 1917

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Piet Mondrian, 1918

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Joan Miró, 1919

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Self-portrait with crossed arms, by Oskar Kokoschka, 1923

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Clairvoyance, by René Magritte, 1936

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Self Portrait with Necklace of Thorns, by Frida Kahlo, 1940

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Diego Rivera, 1949

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Dalí Nude, in Contemplation Before the Five Regular Bodies Metamorphized into Corpuscles, in Which Suddenly Appears the Leda of Leonardo Chromosomatized by the Visage of Gala, by Salvador Dalí, 1954

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