https://aaeportal.com/?id=8262
Please wait while we complete your search...
Please wait while we complete your search...
Yale University Press
Accessibility Options
AA
Site search
  • Return to previous
  • Page

Self-portrait

Image details
Description: Self-portrait
Related content: Chapters (2) Images (7)

Select a chapter below to view this image within the text.


Description: Hieronymus Bosch: Time and Transformation in The Garden of Earthly Delights
The old age of the earth, indicated by the barren, burning terrain on the right wing of The Garden of Earthly Delights, is lodged in the historical present by a host of modern artifacts: a table, a bed, a mirror, jugs, a lantern, a key, ladders, knives, a cooking pot, a night stool, a hurdy-gurdy, and so forth...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.108-137
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00336.6
Description: The Intellectual Life of the Early Renaissance Artist
‘Through painting’, Alberti wrote in On Painting, ‘the faces of the dead go on living for a very long time’. But in their self-portraits early Renaissance artists, it seems, intended less to commemorate themselves for posterity than to assert in visual form their artistic and intellectual skills. The ways in which the Renaissance artist portrayed himself are therefore useful indicators of his self-image and aspirations. The context in which he sets himself, the clothes he is wearing, the …
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.209-243
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00147.012

Note: Some of the images of artworks presented on this platform were not sourced from the original print publication. However, in order to preserve the scholarly record of the print publication, all original image captions and credit lines have been retained on the platform. Learn more about our image policies.

Loading image