Part of Ms. Oates' self-portrait drawing project includes researching artists who work with portraiture and self-portraiture. The goal is to find someone who resonates with you personally. Use the following resources to find out more about the artist you choose as well as some of their work.
Vincent van Gogh: Self-portrait with a Straw Hat (verso: The Potato Peeler), oil on canvas, 16 x 12 1/2 in. (40.6 x 31.8 cm), probably 1887 (New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bequest of Miss Adelaide Milton de Groot (1876–1967), 1967, Accession ID: 67.187.70a); photo © The Metropolitan Museum of Art http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/110000974
Artemisia Gentileschi: Self-Portrait as the Allegory of Painting, oil on canvas, 965×737 mm, 1630s (Windsor, Royal Collection Trust/Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Reference Number: ML 499); photo credit: The Royal Collection.