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Creator Benjamin West, 1738–1820, American, active in Britain (from 1763)
Title The Artist and His Son Raphael
Alternate Title(s) Self-Portrait with Raphael West
Self-Portrait
Date 1773
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions 25 x 24 7/8 inches (63.5 x 63.2 cm) Frame: 35 1/2 × 35 1/2 inches (90.2 × 90.2 cm)
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1977.14.111
Collection Paintings and Sculpture
Link to This Record http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1668615
People Represented or Subject • West, Benjamin (1738–1820), American history painter active in Britain
• West, Raphael Lamar (1766–1850), history painter
Subject Terms artist | boy | child | costume | drawing | father | fatherhood | fur | gaze | green (color) | man | painter | paper | pen | portfolio (container) | portrait | red | self-portrait | sketching | son | tondo | yellow
Publications

R. J. B. Walker, Regency portraits, National Portrait Gallery, London, 1985, p. 545 (vol. 1), N1090 A592 (YCBA)


Helmut von Erffa, The Paintings of Benjamin West, Yale University Press, New Haven, 1986, pp, 456-57, no. 533, NJ18 W52 A12 +E73 Oversize (YCBA)


Kate Retford, The art of domestic life, family portraiture in eighteenth-century England, Yale University Press, New Haven, London, 2006, pp. 137-38, 139, fig. 102, ND1313.4 .R48 2006 (YCBA)


Gay Myers, American painters on technique, the colonial period to 1860, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 2011, p. 10, fig. 2, ND1471 M39 2011 (YCBA)


Catherine M. Gordon, British paintings Hogarth to Turner, Frederick Warne, London, 1981, p. 70, ND466 G67 (YCBA)

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