[self-pawr-trit, -treyt, -pohr-, self-]
a portrait of oneself done by oneself.

1830–40 Unabridged
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a portrait one draws or paints of oneself

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Word Origin & History

1831, from self + portrait (q.v.), translating Ger. Selbstbildnis.
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Example sentences
The painting is both a kind of self-portrait and a meditation on the precariousness of life.
Those who alter the contours of his official self-portrait risk being described as unstable.
Digitally manipulating a photograph is a great way to create a unique and expressive self-portrait.
Another self-portrait presented the artist as a wounded deer, still carrying the shafts of nine arrows.
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