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WHS containing immovable self-portraits of artists.

The connection belongs to Human Activity connections.

Connected Sites

  • Blenheim Palace: The frescoes in the Saloon were painted by Louis Laguerre - including a Self Portrait Link
  • Congonhas: The Passion figures -"One of the figures watching the crucifixion is believed to be a portrait (or self-portrait) of Aleijadinho." (Wiki)
  • Florence: Ghiberti on the Gates of Paradise at the Baptistery
  • Maritime Greenwich: Painted Hall contains a self portrait of the artist Sir James Thornhill. See No 6 in  Link
  • Prague: Sculpture of Peter Parler at the cathedral
  • Vatican City: Michaelangelo as a limp skin in the Last Judgement
  • W├╝rzburg Residence: Tiepolo at the Europe group of the staircase fresco


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  1. Not be "self evident"
  2. Link at least 3 different sites
  3. Not duplicate or merely subdivide the "Category" assignment already identified on this site.
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  5. Be explained, with reference to a source