Self-Portrait

  • Malvina Hoffman, Self-Portrait, 1929, limestone, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Charles Lamson Hoffman Family, 1985.73.3

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Malvina Hoffman was praised for her ability to capture the character of the sitter, a skill she learned while working with Rodin. In this self-portrait, Hoffman modeled herself in her own characteristic pose, as a sculptor. She looks to the side, as if she is observing a sitter.

Title
Self-Portrait
Artists
Date
1929
On View
Dimensions
25 3/4 x 17 1/8 x 13 in. (65.4 x 43.5 x 33.1 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of the Charles Lamson Hoffman Family

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Classifications
Keywords
  • Object – art tool
  • Portrait female – Hoffman, Malvina – bust
  • Portrait female – Hoffman, Malvina – self-portrait
  • Occupation – art – sculptor
  • Occupation – art – painter
Object Number
1985.73.3
Palette
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