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.
James Tissot "October" 1877 Updated higher quality, fuller image. James Jacques Joseph Tissot (1836-1902) was a French painter, who spent much of his career in Britain. Tissot exhibited in the Paris Salon and was friends with Edgar Degas and James Whistler. Oil on canvas In the collection of Montreal Museum of Arts (Montreal, Canada)