Self-Portrait at the Age of Twelve

Anna Waser1691

Kunsthaus Zürich

Kunsthaus Zürich
Zurich, Switzerland

This work, created during the apprenticeship with Johann Georg Sulzer in Winterthur, is the only known oil painting by the Zurich miniature painter, drawer, etcher and calligrapher, who was court painter at Solms-Braunfels Castle on the river Lahn from 1700 to around 1702.


  • Title: Self-Portrait at the Age of Twelve
  • Creator: Anna Waser
  • Creator Lifespan: 1678 – 1714
  • Creator Death Place: Zurich, Switzerland
  • Creator Birth Place: Zurich, Switzerland
  • Date Created: 1691
  • Physical Dimensions: 83 x 68 cm
  • Type: painting
  • External Link: Kunsthaus Zürich, Online Collection
  • Medium: Oil on canvas
  • Art Movement: Baroque
  • Original title: Selbstbildnis im 12. Jahr, wie sie das Bildnis ihres Lehrers Johannes Sulzer malt
  • Inventory number: 212
  • Credit line: Kunsthaus Zürich, Keller Collection, 1854

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