35% off kids apparel. 20% off everything else with code BF20.

Self-Portrait with Narcissus Flower

Photographic Prints

Small (7.8" x 12.0")

Keelan McMorrow

Chicago, United States

  • Product
  • Reviews
  • Available
  • Artist
  • Comments 70

Sizing Information

Small 7.8" x 12.0"
Medium 11.7" x 18.0"
Large 15.7" x 24.0"
X large 19.6" x 30.0"


  • Superior quality silver halide prints
  • Archival quality Kodak Endura paper
  • Lustre: Professional photo paper with a fine grain pebble texture
  • Metallic: Glossy finish and metallic appearance to create images with exceptional visual interest and depth


Artist's Description

A little spin on the old story of Narcissus. Narcissus, as you may well know, was a quite lovely Greek youth enamoured by his own image. He pined away his days staring at his own reflection, eventually growing roots in the ground- punished by the gods for his vanity, he was transformed into the Narcissus flower. Of course this is the root of modern English words like narcissist and narcissistic.
In this work I wanted to spin that old myth in a different direction. As an artist I find myself working for hours and hours, days at a time on my artwork. When I rest from my painting I find myself staring at the result, intrigued by my own work. I love painting and I’m in love with my work. Now, it’s often said that art is but an extention of the artist. If that’s the case then it goes to follow that I’m a bit of a narcissist myself, albeit of a different sort.
The joke in this piece is that it’s a self-portrait. But I’m staring down at my work, which happens to be a Narcissus flower (Narcissus poeticus, to be exact), the work being but a different reflection of myself.
The original was completed in watercolor and gouache media on Arches 180lb. cold-press cotton rag, 2007.

Artwork Comments

  • lovethelight
  • Damien Mason
  • amberafternoon
  • jetsta42
  • cdwork
  • bluerabbit
  • hagnes
  • Siafu
  • jerry  alcantara
  • helene
desktop tablet-landscape content-width tablet-portrait workstream-4-across phone-landscape phone-portrait
desktop tablet-landscape content-width tablet-portrait workstream-4-across phone-landscape phone-portrait

10%off for joining

the Redbubble mailing list

Receive exclusive deals and awesome artist news and content right to your inbox. Free for your convenience.