Category talk:Rembrandt selfportrait

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Not in line with other self prortait namings as in category:17th-century self-portraits. --Foroa (talk) 11:24, 9 November 2009 (UTC)

Pictogram voting comment.svg  Comment then those need to be renamed as well if you ask me. As far as I can see category names for paintings are usually plural. But the more important point is that I would like to split this category into just "Self-portraits" (to be sorted in Category:Rembrandt) and "Self-portrait paintings" (to be sorted in Category:Paintings by Rembrandt) so that there's a clear distinction between paintings and other media (drawings and prints). Vincent Steenberg (talk) 12:15, 9 November 2009 (UTC)
You are completely right that all "xxx selfportrait" should be renamed to "self-portraits by (of?) xxx". But such changes have to be done for all categories or for none. Because most self-portraits are paintings, I would seperate only the non paintings into "Self-portrait drawings by/of/from xxx". --Foroa (talk) 09:05, 10 November 2009 (UTC)
Now I get it. I thought it only concerned the 5 categories under category:17th-century self-portraits, but I now see that at least 38 categories use this construction. What I could do is request a move for all these 38 categories, starting with this one. Is that ok? Vincent Steenberg (talk) 13:05, 10 November 2009 (UTC)
The easiest is to do add a move template in category:selfportraits and list the related categories on the talk page. We still have to agree on the "self-portraits by/of xx" issue and how we will integrate drawings into it. I would say: by default, self-portaits can be any form, and if for a specific artist, a significant amount of drawings, sculptures, photo's, ... become available, we make a specific subcat for it. --Foroa (talk) 19:16, 10 November 2009 (UTC)
I would go for "self-portraits by xx", since it's also "paintings by xx". After that we can always create sub-categories if whenever that necessary. Vincent Steenberg (talk) 21:31, 10 November 2009 (UTC)