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    Sketch for a Bending Apostle (Study for the Last Supper)

    Agostino Carracci

    Ca. 1593-1594
    Sketch for a Bending Apostle (Study for the Last Supper)
    Black chalk on buff paper
    14.1 x 14.8 cm (5 9/16 x 5 13/16 inches)
    gift of Winslow and Anna Ames in Memory of William H. Edwards 76.134

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    The Birthday Party

    Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo

    Divertimento per li ragazzi (Diversion for the Children), ca. 1797
    The Birthday Party
    Pen and ink, wash and brush over black chalk on white laid paper
    29.2 x 40.6 cm (11 1/2 x 16 inches)
    Gift of Murray S. Danforth, Jr. 1987.017

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    Vestal Virgins Showing the Will of Augustus to Tiberius and the Senate

    Felice Giani

    1785-1790
    Vestal Virgins Showing the Will of Augustus to Tiberius and the Senate
    Brush and wash, pen and ink, with white heightening on cream paper
    44 x 83.5 cm (17 5/16 x 32 7/8 inches) (irregular)
    Gift of Mr. Janos Scholz 57.246

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    Adam and Eve

    Jan Gossaert

    Ca. 1525
    Adam and Eve
    Chalk on two sheets joined together
    62.1 x 45.9 cm (24 7/16 x 18 1/16 inches)
    Walter H. Kimball Fund 48.425

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    Before the Race

    Edgar Degas

    Ca. 1885
    Before the Race
    Pastel, gouache and graphite over charcoal on tracing paper
    56.5 x 65.4 cm (22 1/4 x 25 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 42.214

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    Portrait of Signora Licinia Lena, Marchesa Mantinenghi

    Ottavio Mario Leoni

    1626
    Portrait of Signora Licinia Lena, Marchesa Mantinenghi
    Black, red, and white chalks on blue laid paper (now faded)
    Sheet: 22.2 x 15.9 cm (8 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 21.275

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    Erminia Among the Shepherds

    Luigi Garzi

    Ca. 1680-1700
    Erminia Among the Shepherds
    Black and white chalk on blue paper
    25.1 x 37.3 cm (9 7/8 x 14 11/16 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 58.002

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    Dancer with a Bouquet

    Edgar Degas

    Ca. 1877-1880
    Dancer with a Bouquet
    Pastel and gouache over monotype on paper
    40.3 x 50.5 cm (15 7/8 x 19 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 42.213

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    Study of a Nude Youth

    Pierre-Paul Prud'hon

    Ca. 1800-1817
    Study of a Nude Youth
    Black and white chalks on blue laid paper
    56.5 x 28.6 cm (22 1/4 x 11 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 29.083

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    The Queen of Sheba

    Giovanni Battista Zelotti

    1540-1578
    The Queen of Sheba
    Pen and ink with brush and wash over chalk on paper
    29.1 x 20.2 cm (11 7/16 x 7 15/16 inches)
    Gift of the Wunsch Americana Foundation, Inc. 71.093

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    Castel Sant 'Angelo

    Victor Jean Nicolle

    Ca. 1779-1811
    Castel Sant ‘Angelo
    Pen and ink, brush and wash over black chalk on blue laid paper
    9.5 x 8.4 cm (3 13/16 x 3 5/16 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 58.141A

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    Pont du Buech

    Joseph Mallord William Turner

    Ca. 1843
    Pont du Buech
    Watercolor, gouache, ink, and graphite on beige (now darkened) paper
    14 x 19.2 cm (5 1/2 x 7 5/8 inches)
    Anonymous gift 69.154.53

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    Diamond Cove, Appledore

    Childe Hassam

    1907
    Diamond Cove, Appledore
    Graphite, pastel, and black chalk on wove paper (brochure cover) with embossing)
    18.1 x 23.8 cm (7 1/8 x 9 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 21.119

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    Coastal Scene with Figures, Ships and Buildings

    Thomas Gainsborough

    Ca. 1775-1780
    Coastal Scene with Figures, Ships and Buildings
    Black and white chalks with stumping on blue laid paper (now faded)
    24.1 x 31.1 cm (9 1/2 x 12 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 21.120

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    Christ Healing the Paralytic

    Carlo Maratta

    Ca. 1650-1700
    Christ Healing the Paralytic
    Pen and ink and black chalk on paper
    31.3 x 22.9 cm (12 5/16 x 9 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 58.156

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    Madonna and Child with Four Saints

    Guillaume Courtois, called Il Borgognone

    Ca. 1677
    Madonna and Child with Four Saints
    Pen and ink, brush and wash, squared with red chalk for transfer, on cream paper
    19.2 x 13.1 cm (7 9/16 x 5 3/16 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 57.024

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    Cone II

    Prunella Clough

    1979
    Cone II
    Pastel on paper board
    Sheet: 22.2 x 25.4 cm (8 3/4 x 10 inches)
    Gift of Richard Brown Baker 1996.11.6

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    New York City

    Miklos Suba

    1929
    New York City
    Red chalk on paper
    40.6 x 30.5 cm (16 x 12 inches)
    Gift of Houghton P. Metcalf 82.023

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    Six Friends at Dieppe

    Edgar Degas

    1885
    Six Friends at Dieppe
    Pastel on wove paper laid down on canvas
    114.9 x 71.1 cm (45 1/4 x 28 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 31.320

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    Country Dance

    Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo

    Divertimento per li ragazzi (Diversion for the Children), ca. 1797
    Country Dance
    Pen and ink, wash and brush over chalk on paper; pen and ink, wash and brush, over black chalk
    28.7 x 41.1 cm (11 5/16 x 16 3/16 inches)
    Bequest of George Pierce Metcalf 57.239

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    The Badminton Victory

    Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo

    Divertimento per li ragazzi, ca. 1797
    The Badminton Victory
    Pen and ink, wash and brush over black chalk on white paper
    29.4 x 41.4 cm (11 9/16 x 16 5/16 inches)
    Bequest of George Pierce Metcalf 57.240

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    Portrait of Lady Sophia Dalrymple

    Dante Gabriel Rossetti

    Ca. 1858-1862
    Portrait of Lady Sophia Dalrymple
    Black and white chalks and pen and ink on wove paper
    43.2 x 35.6 cm (17 x 14 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 21.117

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    Resurrection of Christ

    Hans Bol

    Ca. 1573
    Resurrection of Christ
    Pen and ink, brush and wash with white heightening over traces of chalk on paper
    27.3 x 9.8 cm (10 3/4 x 3 7/8 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 52.304

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    Bologna

    James Duffield Harding

    1834
    Bologna
    Watercolor, graphite, and gouache on blue-gray wove paper
    36.8 x 26.7 cm (14 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches)
    Gift of the Fazzano Brothers 84.198.953

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    Banks of the Tiber

    Richard Wilson

    1757
    Banks of the Tiber
    Red and white chalk on laid paper
    16.8 x 21.9 cm (6 5/8 x 8 5/8 inches)
    Anonymous gift 2006.122.9

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    Studies for a Dream of Joseph

    Simone Cantarini

    Date unknown
    Studies for a Dream of Joseph
    Red chalk on white paper
    25.4 x 17.1 cm (10 x 6 3/4 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 58.142

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    Moses Driving the Sheperds from the Well

    Nicolas Poussin

    Ca. 1647
    Moses Driving the Sheperds from the Well
    Pen and ink, brush and wash, and chalk over graphite on paper
    16.5 x 16.3 cm (6 1/2 x 6 3/8 inches)
    Anonymous gift 59.020

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    Portrait of the Painter Giuseppe Amedeo Aliberti

    Edmé Bouchardon

    1732
    Portrait of the Painter Giuseppe Amedeo Aliberti
    Red chalk on laid paper
    26 x 22.9 cm (10 1/4 x 9 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 49.472

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    Man on horseback with another saddled horse beside him

    Wilhelm von Kobell

    After 1792
    Man on horseback with another saddled horse beside him
    Watercolor over black chalk (or crayon) on wove paper
    24.1 x 20.3 cm (9 1/2 x 8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 49.013

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    The Annunciation

    Charles Mellin

    Ca. 1630
    The Annunciation
    Pen and ink, brush and wash, over traces of black chalk, reworked with white body color over graphite on laid paper
    18.4 x 21.3 cm (7 1/4 x 8 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 54.185

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    Artist in Studio

    Adolph von Menzel

    1896
    Artist in Studio
    Graphite and charcoal (or black chalk) with stumping on wove paper
    22.9 x 31.1 cm (9 x 12 5/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 28.007

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    The Bath

    William Orpen

    1904
    The Bath
    Black and red chalks, charcoal on wove paper
    15.6 x 26.7 cm (6 1/8 x 10 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 21.123

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    Female Bather

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir

    Ca. 1886-1887
    Female Bather
    Watercolor over black chalk (or crayon) on laid paper
    16.8 x 20.3 cm (6 5/8 x 8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 21.345

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    Landscape with a Waterfall

    Thomas Gainsborough

    Early 18th Century-Late 18th Century
    Landscape with a Waterfall
    Watercolor applied with brush, and crayon
    Plate: 20.3 x 25.7 cm (8 x 10 1/8 inches)
    Anonymous gift 73.204.21

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    Head of a Boy

    Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo

    Before 1780
    Head of a Boy
    Red and white chalks on blue laid paper
    24.8 x 18.6 cm (9 3/4 x 7 5/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 73.078

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    Study of Two Female Arms, One Holding a Rose Garland

    Nicolas Bernard Lépicié

    1770-1775
    Study of Two Female Arms, One Holding a Rose Garland
    Black and white chalk on prepared paper
    Sheet: 47.6 x 40.2 cm (18 3/4 x 15 13/16 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund and Mary B. Jackson Fund 1987.082

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    Study after Alessandro Vittoria's Bust of Giulio Contarini

    Giovanni Battista Tiepolo

    Ca. 1743
    Study after Alessandro Vittoria’s Bust of Giulio Contarini
    Chalk on paper
    23.7 x 16.5 cm (9 5/16 x 6 1/2 inches) (approx.)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 48.427

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    Adoration of the Magi

    Unknown artist, Italian

    Late 17th-early 18th century
    Adoration of the Magi
    Pen and ink, brush and wash on paper
    11.6 x 19.1 cm (4 5/8 x 7 1/2 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 58.083

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    San Saba, Rome

    François Edouard Bertin

    Ca. 1822-1825
    San Saba, Rome
    Graphite and chalk on tan wove paper
    30.3 x 34.3 cm (11 15/16 x 13 1/2 inches)
    Museum Membership Fund 67.028

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    Satyr Head

    Giuseppe Cesari

    Ca. 1620
    Satyr Head
    Red chalk on paper
    28.9 x 22.2 cm (11 3/8 x 8 3/4 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 58.064

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    Study for St. William of Aquitaine

    Guercino

    17th Century
    Study for St. William of Aquitaine
    Chalk on paper
    30 x 16 cm (11 13/16 x 6 5/16 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 32.031

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    Ecce Home (recto)

    Luis Tristán de Escamilla

    Early 17th century
    Ecce Home (recto)
    Pen and ink, brush and wash, and graphite on paper
    20.2 x 15.4 cm (7 7/8 x 6 1/8 inches)
    Museum Membership Fund 67.113

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    Study for Fall of Simon Magus

    Francesco Vanni

    Ca.1603
    Study for Fall of Simon Magus
    Pen and ink, brush and wash, and black chalk
    9.6 x 17.8 cm (3 3/4 x 7 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund and Museum Gift Fund 58.005

  • Objects

    Design for Creamer FCX

    Gorham Manufacturing Company

    Martele, 1904
    Design for Creamer FCX
    Pencil, crayon, chalk, and ink on paper
    27.9 x 38.4 cm (11 x 15 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Lenox, Incorporated 2005.118.45.2070

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    Design for Coffeepot FCX

    Gorham Manufacturing Company

    Martele, 1904
    Design for Coffeepot FCX
    Pencil, crayon, chalk, and ink on paper
    39 x 27.6 cm (15 3/8 x 10 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Lenox, Incorporated 2005.118.45.2071