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"The Artist and His Son Raphael", 1773, Oil on canvas, painted by Benjamin West, 1738–1820, American, active in Britain (from 1763). Yale Center for British Art.

Johan Joseph Zoffany, Self-Portrait with His Daughter Maria Theresa, James Cervetto, and Giacobbe Cervetto, c. 1780. Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

Anton Raphael Mengs (German, 1728–1779). Self-Portrait, 1776. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 2010 (2010.445) | Whereas Mengs's portraits of prominent sitters are notable for their delicacy, meticulous detail, and refined beauty, his self-portraits are essays in truthfulness.

Benjamin West, Self-portrait, 1819. Smithsonian American Art Museum. West holds a porte-crayon containing white chalk and black chalk or graphite. In the lower right-hand corner, a knife for sharpening and additional pieces of black chalk or graphite.