Exercise 3.3 – Meta-painting

Meta-painting is a form of meta-reference. This is a type of self-referencing, a painting about a painting.


Interior of a Collector’s Gallery of Paintings and Objets d’Art, Cornelis de Baellieur and Hans III Jordaens, 1637, oil on panel [ONLINE]. Available at: https://www.wga.hu/html_m/b/baellieu/collecto.html [Accessed 8 January 2020].


The Interior of the British Institution Gallery, John Scarlett Davis, 1829, oil on Canvas, location: Yale Centre for British Art, Hartford, Connecticut, USA [ONLINE] Available at: http://www.wikigallery.org/wiki/painting_226548/John-Scarlett-Davis/The-Interior-of-the-British-Institution-Gallery [Accessed 8 January 2020].


Claude Monet in Argenteuil, Édouard Manet, 1874, oil on canvas [ONLINE] Available at: https://mymodernmet.com/artist-studio-paintings/ [Accessed 8 January 2020]


The Tenth Street StudioWilliam Merritt Chase, 1880, oil on canvas [ONLINE] Available at: https://thebark.com/content/art-william-merritt-chase [Accessed 8 January 2020]


Les Liaisons Dangereuses, René Magritte, 1935 [ONLINE] Available at: https://artsmeme.com/2015/06/07/incredible-magritte-painting-to-hang-lacma/ [Accessed 8 January 2020]


Prentententoonstelling, Maurits Cornelis Escher, 1956, lithograph [ONLINE] Available at:https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/research/research-projects/science/escher-and-the-droste-effect [Accessed 8 January 2020]


Las Meninas, Pablo Picasso, 1957, oil on canvas [ONLINE] Available at: https://www.pablopicasso.org/las-meninas.jsp [Accessed 8 January 2020]


Fathers and Sons, Ilya Mirochnik, 2015, oil on canvas [ONLINE] Available at: https://fineartconnoisseur.com/2019/02/oil-paintings-portrait-within-portrait/ [Accessed 8 January 2020]


Painting of a Swan, lilyofthenight after Kristoffer Zetterstrand after Cindi Decker, 2019 [ONLINE] Available at: https://news.artnet.com/art-world/reddit-painting-droste-effect-1445749 [Accessed 9 January 2020]


Interpretation Outcome, Neil Simone [n.d.] oil [ONLINE] Available at: https://neilsimone.com/product/interpretation-outcome/ [Accessed 9 January 2020]



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