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Self-Portrait with a Hat

A work made of graphite on off-white, medium-weight, moderately textured laid paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of graphite on off-white, medium-weight, moderately textured laid paper.


c. 1879


Gustave Caillebotte
French, 1848-1894

About this artwork

Born into a Parisian upper middle-class family, Gustave Caillebotte was attracted to the innovations of the young artists who became known as the Impressionists. He officially joined the group for their second exhibition, in April 1876, and then organized the exhibition of 1877, where he showed Paris Street; Rainy Day, his masterpiece.


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Gustave Caillebotte


Self-Portrait with a Hat


France (Artist's nationality:)

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Graphite on off-white, medium-weight, moderately textured laid paper


49 × 31.5 cm (19 5/16 × 12 7/16 in.)

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Purchased with funds provided by Janet and William Jentes

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