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Oil painting - Self Portrait
  • Self Portrait
    Bourdon, Sébastien, born 1616 - died 1671
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Self Portrait

  • Object:

    Oil painting

  • Date:

    18th century (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bourdon, Sébastien, born 1616 - died 1671 (painter (artist))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Oil on canvas laid on panel

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

An oil portrait of the artist Sébastien Bourdon, clothed in black and painted in three-quarter profile.


18th century (painted)


Bourdon, Sébastien, born 1616 - died 1671 (painter (artist))

Materials and Techniques

Oil on canvas laid on panel


Height: 30 cm estimate, Width: 23 cm estimate

Object history note

Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce, 1869

Descriptive line

Oil Painting, 'Self portrait', after Sébastien Bourdon, 18th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Kauffmann, C.M. Catalogue of Foreign Paintings, I. Before 1800. London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1973, p. 45, cat. no. 45
H. Weizsäcker, Catalog der Gemäldegalerie des Städelschen Kunstinstituts in Frankfurt am Main; Die Werke der älteren Meister, 1900, p. 286.
H. Jedding, Der Tiermaler Joh. Heinr. Roos, 1955, p. 281.
J. Thuillier ed., Sébastien Bourdon, Paris, 2000, no. 142, p. 486.

Production Note

An 18th century copy, probably of the portrait in the Städelsches Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt.


Oil paint; Canvas; Panel


Oil painting

Subjects depicted



Paintings; Portraits


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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