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Emma Watson's supposed self-portrait hits the web

Did the "Harry Potter" star paint this portrait of herself?

By Kate Stanton
Emma Watson's supposed self-portrait hits the web
Actress Emma Watson arrives for the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California on January 12, 2014. UPI/Jim Ruymen | License Photo

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- We already know that Emma Watson has other artistic and intellectual pursuits besides acting. She attended Brown University in 2011 and once told Marie Claire UK, "I paint and I draw and I write."

This week, one of the 23-year-old actress' supposed paintings surfaced online. The colorful work shows Watson with a camera in hand.

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Reddit user immigat found an excerpt from a 2011 Vogue interview with Amanda Foreman that seemed to describe the painting as belonging to Watson.

As Emma takes me on a tour of her house, the extraordinary depth and breadth to her talents become obvious. Every room is framed around a beautiful artifact—a piece of furniture or fabric picked up at a flea market in Paris or Los Angeles—and her artworks show that she can both paint and draw exquisitely. One picture stands out: It is a self-portrait of Emma holding a camera. The lens is aimed menacingly at the viewer, like the barrel of a gun, a neat illustration of what we had just experienced at the Tate.

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Foreman confirmed Wednesday that the portrait she wrote about is the one in the picture.

Watson, who just signed on for Alejandro Amenabar's thriller, Regression, guest-edited the latest issue of Wonderland magazine -- the one where J.K. Rowling's regrets about Ron and Hermione's relationship startled and upset many fans.

[E! News, Yahoo!]

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