Parmigianino, Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror

What a show-off! Hoping to win a papal commission, the confident young painter foregrounds his hand—and his skill.

Parmigianino, Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror, 1523–24 (Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna)

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Cite this page as: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Parmigianino, Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror," in Smarthistory, December 9, 2015, accessed May 18, 2024, https://smarthistory.org/parmigianino-self-portrait-in-a-convex-mirror/.