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    The Picture Book

    Jessie Willcox Smith
    American, 1863 - 1935
    The Picture Book, ca. 1906
    Watercolor and charcoal, varnished on Winsor & Newton illustration board with wove paper face and woodpulp core
    50.6 x 50 cm (19 15/16 x 19 11/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke and Isaac C. Bates 09.010

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    Study of Minerva for The Judgement of Paris

    John Singer Sargent
    American, 1856-1925
    Study of Minerva for The Judgement of Paris, ca. 1922
    charcoal on paper
    63.5 x 48.3 cm (25 x 19 inches)
    Gift of Emily Sargent and Mrs. Francis Ormond 29.124

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    Abstraction

    Roberto Matta
    Chilean, 1911-2002
    Abstraction, ca. 1948
    Oil and charcoal
    144.8 x 189.2 cm (57 x 74 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Peggy Guggenheim 54.189

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    Thomas Eakins
    American, 1844-1916
    +, 1875
    Watercolor over charcoal on paper
    Plate: 27 x 20.2 cm (10 5/8 x 7 15/16 inches)
    Jesse Metcalf Fund and Walter H. Kimball Fund 36.172

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    Male Nude

    John Singer Sargent
    American, 1856-1925
    Male Nude, ca. 1890-1925
    charcoal on paper
    48.3 x 63.5 cm (19 x 25 inches)
    Gift of Emily Sargent and Mrs. Francis Ormond 29.134

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    Artist in Studio

    Adolph von Menzel
    German, 1815-1905
    Artist in Studio, 1896
    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
    Irish, 1878-1931
    The Bath, 1904
    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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    Sorrow Consoled by Justice Who Points to Fame (Project for the Tomb of Monsieur Guillard)

    Jean-Antoine Houdon
    French, 1741-1828
    Philippe Hosiasson, previous attribution
    French, 1898-1978
    Sorrow Consoled by Justice Who Points to Fame (Project for the Tomb of Monsieur Guillard), 1774
    Charcoal, pen and ink, brush and wash, white heightening on tan laid paper
    34.3 x 43.2 cm (13 1/2 x 17 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 29.084

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    Spill One

    Elizabeth Murray
    American, 1940-2007
    Spill One, 1981
    Charcoal and oil pastel on paper
    135.9 x 139.1 cm (53 1/2 x 54 3/4 inches) (trapezoid)
    Pearl and Ernest Nathan Purchase Fund 82.024

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    Study of Trees

    Attributed to Daniel Schellinks
    Dutch, 1627-1701
    Study of Trees, 17th Century
    Pen and ink, brush and wash, charcoal, and white heightening on laid paper
    30 x 24.1 cm (11 13/16 x 9 1/2 inches)
    Anonymous gift 1987.109.2

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    Tamara Codona on the Trapeze (Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus)

    John Steuart Curry
    American, 1897-1946
    Tamara Codona on the Trapeze (Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus), 1932
    Charcoal on paper
    54.6 x 43.5 cm (21 1/2 x 17 1/8 inches)
    Museum purchase: Gift of Mr. Houghton P. Metcalf, Jr. and the Jesse Metcalf Fund 1988.007

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    Untitled

    Alfred DeCredico
    American, 1944 - 2009
    Untitled, 1986
    Tempera and charcoal on white wove paper prepared with tempera and marble
    Sight: 71.4 x 108 cm (28 1/8 x 42 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Sally and Wynn Kramarsky 2004.84.1

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    Untitled

    Nigel Hall
    British, b. 1943
    Untitled, 1973
    Charcoal on paper
    Sheet: 74.9 x 102.9 cm (29 x 40 inches)
    Bequest of Richard Brown Baker 2009.92.137

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    Untitled

    Wifredo Lam
    Cuban, 1902-1982
    Untitled, 1961
    Charcoal and pastel touched with white gouache on paper
    Image: 64.1 x 46 cm (25 1/4 x 18 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Arthur and Sybil Kern 2005.49.2

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    Arabian Nights

    Hew Locke
    British/Guyanese, b. 1959
    Arabian Nights, 2006
    Charcoal and pastel on paper board
    Sheet: 166.4 x 113 cm (65 x 44 inches)
    Richard Brown Baker Fund for Contemporary British Art 2010.102

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    Self Portrait as Pete Converse

    Sue McNally
    American, b. 1967
    Self Portrait as Pete Converse, Self Portrait as…, 2012
    Ink, watercolor, and charcoal on paper
    28.4 x 38 cm (11 3/16 x 14 15/16 inches)
    Museum purchase in honor of Judith Tannenbaum, Gift of Dr. Joseph A. Chazan 2013.9.2

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    Scarf Head

    Sue McNally
    American, b. 1967
    Scarf Head, Self Portrait as…, 2012
    Charcoal on paper
    28.4 x 38.2 cm (11 3/16 x 15 1/16 inches)
    Museum purchase in honor of Judith Tannenbaum, Gift of Dr. Joseph A. Chazan 2013.9.5