Lust for Life by Irving Stone -- Wonderful novelized biography of Vincent Van Gogh. Irving Stone based this on the massive set of Van Gogh's "Complete Letters," and evinces Van Gogh's talent and torment convincingly and evocatively.
Sofonisba Anguissola ~ Self-portrait at the Easel Painting a Devotional Panel ~ Self-Portrait ~ 1556 ~ Lancut Museum, Poland ~ Once mentored by Michelangelo in Rome, she would eventually find a patron in Spain, King Philip II, and work there for 20 years.
Self Portrait, Rene Magritte Clairvoyance 1936 ~ René François Ghislain Magritte was a Belgian surrealist artist. He became well known for a number of witty and thought-provoking images that fell under the umbrella of surrealism.
Self Portrait Judith Leyster [Dutch Baroque Era Painter, one of the three Dutch women painters.She is one of the only three Dutch women the other two artists were Maria van Oosterwijck, & Rachel Ruysch
Studio Scene Édouard Joseph Dantan (French, Oil on canvas. Dantan was renown for painting interiors, especially the interior of studios, with rare facility. Because of his father’s vocation, he was knowledgeable of the many.