Self-Portrait

Media - 1975.96 - SAAM-1975.96_1 - 56331
Copied Eugenie Gershoy, Self-Portrait, 1975, bronze/cast, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Director’s Discretionary Fund, 1975.96

Artwork Details

Title
Self-Portrait
Date
1975
Dimensions
18 387 186 14 in. (46.718.115.9 cm.)
Credit Line
Museum purchase through the Director’s Discretionary Fund
Mediums
Mediums Description
bronze/cast
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait female — Gershoy, Eugenie — full length
  • Portrait female — Gershoy, Eugenie — self-portrait
  • Occupation — art — printmaker
  • Occupation — art — painter
Object Number
1975.96

Artwork Description

Eugenie Gershoy modeled this piece in 1975 as part of her series of artists’ portraits. In these sculptures, each artist is shown at work in his or her profession. Gershoy is depicted without tools and appears to be gesturing to the viewer. She may be describing something or working on a large sculpture that cannot be seen.