Self Portrait with Friends Emily Carr, Self-Portrait with Friends, 1907.

Emily Carr


Chosen by: Richard Bates


“I like the expressions on the faces of the animals, and of the people were looking unamused! I thought it was a quirky subject. This painting just appealed to me and made me smile.”


Emily Carr, Self Portrait with Friends, circa 1907. Watercolour, graphite, ink on paper. Collection of the Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver Art Gallery Acquisition Fund. This painting is on display in An Autobiography of Our Collection.




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