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self-portrait in Literature topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishself-portraitˌself-ˈportrait noun [countable]  ALAVPa drawing, painting, or description that you do of yourself
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self-portraitInstead, there is a self-portrait called Distance.Tony's full-frontal is one of dozens of celebrity self-portraits to be sold at Sotheby's, London.Surviving daguerreotype self-portraits reveal a slim figure with strongly chiselled features.If so, Parler's is the first self-portrait known in medieval art.In the middle was a sharp little machine self-portrait, with a blinking question mark inside on the screen inside the screen.In other words, they were painting journeys to the spirit world, not self-portraits.He provides a satisfying self-portrait, though not a particularly flattering one.The same sale also features Salvator Rosa's superb self-portrait with the artist glaring suspiciously at himself, at £200/300,000.