I.A. Shirokova paints self-portraits in different periods of her life. The most successful and expressive can be called a self-portrait in 1977. The work has been tested by many exhibitions was published in art magazines and graced the cover of monographic memoirs of the artist published by the end of life. On the canvas, the painter in the prime of life. She is self-confident and full of creative energy. Bright and harmonious colors take us to the Russian painting of the late 19th century.