i'm not the type to leave singing praises of peoples' journal entries ...
in this case i have to make an exception knowing that it is a picture by you of you ... i presume ...
for what it is worth, it reminds me of Whistler.
I am sure there is a particular work I'm thinking of ... but can't remember which ... may be it is just that Whistler liked to paint women's faces from the side, and he has an intense use of black.
Your clothing also has a victorian look.