"Self Portrait at the Age of 34" by ​Rembrandt van Rijn
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What’s in a self-portrait? Is it self-promotion, or something more? Self-portraits were a vital part of Rembrandt’s artistic output. In this age of the selfie, Lizzie Perrotte asks us to think a little harder about what it means to create an image of one’s self.

Image of Lizzie Perrotte, lecturer and art historian
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