© 2012 The Demuth Museum, Lancaster, PA

Self Portrait, 1907

  • Charles Demuth
  • Self Portrait, 1907
  • oil on canvas
  • 26-1/16 x-18 inches
  • Collection of the Demuth Museum, Lancaster, PA, gift of Margaret Lestz

Demuth created his self portrait while a student at the Academy where he studied under Thomas Anshutz, William Merritt Chase and Hugh Breckenridge. This work was shown in the Loan Exhibition of Historical and Contemporary Portraits Illustrating the Evolution of Portraiture in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania sponsored by the Iris Club and the Historical Society of Lancaster County in 1912. It was the only work Demuth ever exhibited in his hometown, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

© 2012 The Demuth Museum, Lancaster, PA

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