Irina Stotland received her doctorate in the History of Art from Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr PA. A specialist in nineteenth-century French art, her research interests include Post-Impressionism and self-portraiture. Her article on Paul Gauguin’s self-portraits appears in Gauguin’s Challenge. New Perspectives After Postmodernism (ed. Norma Broude, 2018). She is currently teaching at Montgomery College LLI, Rockville MD and lecturing at various museums and educational organization.