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    San Giorgio

    James Abbott McNeill Whistler

    Second Venice Set, 1879-1880
    San Giorgio
    Etching and drypoint on laid paper
    Plate: 21 x 30.6 cm (8 1/4 x 12 1/16 inches)
    Gift of the Fazzano Brothers 84.198.31

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    Virgin and Child

    Pierre Daret

    1640
    Virgin and Child
    Engraving
    Plate: 25.9 x 18.4 cm (10 3/16 x 7 1/4 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 69.163

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    Zu Collen (Toward Cologne)

    Wenceslaus Hollar

    Amoenissimae Aliquot Locorum In Diversis Provinciis Iacentiu Effigies, 1635
    Zu Collen (Toward Cologne)
    Etching
    Plate: 6 x 9.5 cm (2 3/8 x 3 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Herbert N. Straus 49.042.17

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    Zu Collen (Toward Cologne)

    Wenceslaus Hollar

    Amoenissimae Aliquot Locorum In Diversis Provinciis Iacentiu Effigies, 1635
    Zu Collen (Toward Cologne)
    Etching
    Plate: 6.2 x 9.4 cm (2 7/16 x 3 11/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Herbert N. Straus 49.042.18

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    Zu Duren (Toward Duren)

    Wenceslaus Hollar

    Amoenissimae Aliquot Locorum In Diversis Provinciis Iacentiu Effigies, 1635
    Zu Duren (Toward Duren)
    Etching
    Plate: 6 x 9.5 cm (2 3/8 x 3 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Herbert N. Straus 49.042.19

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    Zu Wesel (Toward Wesel)

    Wenceslaus Hollar

    Amoenissimae Aliquot Locorum In Diversis Provinciis Iacentiu Effigies, 1635
    Zu Wesel (Toward Wesel)
    Etching
    Plate: 6 x 9.5 cm (2 3/8 x 3 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Herbert N. Straus 49.042.20

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    Ager, 1647, En Catalogne (Ager, 1647, in Catalonia)

    Nicolas Cochin

    Les Glorieuses Conquêtes de Louis le Grand (Glorious Conquests of Louis the Great), 1647
    Ager, 1647, En Catalogne (Ager, 1647, in Catalonia)
    Etching
    Plate: 21 x 54.8 cm (8 1/4 x 21 9/16 inches)
    Gift of Alan S. Trueblood 83.225.4

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    Martyrdom of St. Lucy

    Jacques Bellange

    1613-1616
    Martyrdom of St. Lucy
    Etching
    Plate: 46 x 35.2 cm (18 1/8 x 13 7/8 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 40.001

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    View of the Canal and Church of St. Barnabas with Battle of the Fists, from the series

    Unknown artist

    Il Gran Teatro di Venezia (The Great Theater of Venice), ca. 1720
    View of the Canal and Church of St. Barnabas with Battle of the Fists, from the series
    Etching on paper
    Plate: 36.7 x 48.3 cm (14 7/16 x 19 inches)
    Museum Membership Fund 66.307

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    Frontispiece

    Jacques Callot

    Varie Figurae Gobbi, 1622
    Frontispiece
    Etching
    Plate: 5.9 x 8.6 cm (2 5/16 x 3 3/8 inches)
    Gift of an anonymous friend 47.778.1

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    La Salute: Dawn

    James Abbott McNeill Whistler

    Second Venice Set, 1879-1880
    La Salute: Dawn
    Etching and drypoint on laid paper
    Plate: 12.5 x 20.3 cm (4 15/16 x 8 inches)
    Gift of the Fazzano Brothers 84.198.17

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    The Regatta from Ca' Foscari in the Direction of the Grand Canal, from the series

    Michele Giovanni Marieschi

    Magnificentiores Selectioresque Urbis Venetiarum Prospectus (Magnificent Views of the City of Venice), 1741-1742
    The Regatta from Ca’ Foscari in the Direction of the Grand Canal, from the series
    Etching and engraving on paper
    Plate: 33 x 46.4 cm (13 x 18 1/4 inches)
    Transferred from the RISD Library, Gift of Mrs. Jane W. Bradley in memory of Charles Bradley 47.748.23

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    Lamentation of Christ

    Jusepe de Ribera

    17th Century
    Lamentation of Christ
    Etching
    Plate: 19.8 x 25.7 cm (7 13/16 x 10 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Murray S. Danforth, Jr. 50.335

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    Portrait of Gellius de Bouma

    Cornelis de Visscher

    Ca. 1656
    Portrait of Gellius de Bouma
    Engraving, second state
    Plate: 36.4 x 27.3 cm (14 5/16 x 10 3/4 inches)
    Bequest of Isaac C. Bates 13.1149

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    The Doge Crowned in the Scala dei Giganti (Stair of the Giants), from the series

    Giovanni Battista Brustolon

    Le Feste Ducali (Ducal Festivals), 1766
    The Doge Crowned in the Scala dei Giganti (Stair of the Giants), from the series
    Etching on paper
    Plate: 45.4 x 56.2 cm (17 7/8 x 22 1/8 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 66.290

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    Sant Claren (Saint Clare)

    Unknown artist, German

    Leben de Heiligen, Winterteil (Lives of the Saints, Winter Part), 1471
    Sant Claren (Saint Clare)
    Woodcut with hand coloring
    Plate: 7.6 x 7 cm (3 x 2 3/4 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 43.021

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    Adoration of the Shepherds

    Lucas Emil Vorsterman

    1620
    Adoration of the Shepherds
    Engraving, trimmed to platemark
    Plate: 28.3 x 44.3 cm (11 1/8 x 17 7/16 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 70.157

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    Sleeping Cupid

    Bartolomeo Coriolano

    Ca. 1640
    Sleeping Cupid
    Chiaroscuro woodcut from two blocks in gray blue and black
    Plate: 29.8 x 38.3 cm (11 3/4 x 15 1/16 inches)
    Gift of Murray S. Danforth, Jr. 50.365

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    Vaulted Building with a Staircase

    Giovanni Battista Piranesi

    Invenzioni Capric di Carceri, ca. 1745-1750
    Vaulted Building with a Staircase
    Etching on paper
    Plate: 54.1 x 41.4 cm (21 5/16 x 16 5/16 inches)
    Jesse Metcalf Fund 47.154.3

  • Objects

    View of Neptune's Grotto

    Wilhelm Friedrich Gmelin

    1816
    View of Neptune’s Grotto
    etching on laid paper
    Plate: 55.9 x 39.7 cm (22 x 15 5/8 inches)
    Bequest of Mrs. Hope Brown Russell 09.741

  • Objects

    The Organ Grinder

    Adriaen van Ostade

    1647
    The Organ Grinder
    Etching
    Plate: 11 x 9.5 cm (4 5/16 x 3 3/4 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 47.058

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    Temples of the Sibyl and of Vesta at Tivoli

    Albert Christoph Dies

    1793
    Temples of the Sibyl and of Vesta at Tivoli
    etching on paper
    37.6 x 28.3 cm (14 13/16 x 11 1/8 inches) (plate)
    Gift of Rhode Island School of Design Library, Photograph and Clipping Department 82.027.7

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    A Human Skull and a Tibia Burning on a Pedestal

    Giovanni Battista Tiepolo

    Scherzi di Fantasia, 1750-1760
    A Human Skull and a Tibia Burning on a Pedestal
    Etching on laid paper
    Plate: 22.2 x 17.9 cm (8 3/4 x 7 1/16 inches)
    Edgar J. Lownes Fund 47.013

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    Nocturne:Palaces

    James Abbott McNeill Whistler

    Second Venice Set, 1879-1880
    Nocturne:Palaces
    Etching and drypoint with plate tone on paper
    Plate: 29.4 x 20 cm (11 9/16 x 7 7/8 inches)
    Gift of the Fazzano Brothers 84.198.24

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    The Grand Canal on Ascension Day, from the series Views of the Buildings and Passageways that Make Up the City of Venice,

    Giovanni Battista Brustolon

    Bucentaurus et Nudinae Venetae in die Ascensionis, 1763
    The Grand Canal on Ascension Day, from the series Views of the Buildings and Passageways that Make Up the City of Venice,
    Etching on paper
    Plate: 32.1 x 46 cm (12 5/8 x 18 1/8 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 67.099

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    Christ on the Cross with the Two Thieves

    Boetius Adams Bolswert

    Ca. 1631
    Christ on the Cross with the Two Thieves
    Engraving
    Plate: 61.6 x 43.3 cm (24 1/4 x 17 1/16 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 66.321

  • Objects

    The Tightrope Walker

    Paul Klee

    1921
    The Tightrope Walker
    Color lithograph on paper
    Plate: 44.1 x 26.8 cm (17 3/8 x 10 9/16 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 44.694

  • Objects

    Descent from the Cross by Torchlight

    Rembrandt van Rijn

    1654
    Descent from the Cross by Torchlight
    Etching and drypoint on paper
    Plate: 21.1 x 16.2 cm (8 5/16 x 6 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Henry D. Sharpe 49.078

  • Objects

    Parade

    Georges Rouault

    From the portfolio Circus of the Shooting Star (Cirque de l’étoile filante), 1934
    Parade
    Color aquatint on paper
    Plate: 30.8 x 20.2 cm (12 1/8 x 7 15/16 inches)
    Gift of the Fazzano Brothers 84.198.1129

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    The Battle of Anghiari

    Gérard Edelinck

    1657-1666
    The Battle of Anghiari
    Engraving
    Plate: 46.8 x 61.9 cm (18 7/16 x 24 3/8 inches)
    Bequest of Isaac C. Bates 13.1216

  • Objects

    The Harbor with the Large Tower

    Claude Gellée Lorrain

    Ca. 1641
    The Harbor with the Large Tower
    Etching
    Plate image: 12.5 x 19.1 cm (4 15/16 x 7 1/2 inches)
    Museum Collection 45.217

  • Objects

    Landscape with Stag Hunt

    Nicolaes de Bruyn

    1607
    Landscape with Stag Hunt
    Engraving
    Plate: 44.6 x 69.4 cm (17 9/16 x 27 5/16 inches)
    Gift of Dr. Charles Bradley 48.075

  • Objects

    King Lear and Cordelia

    James Barry

    Ca. 1790 (reworked from a 1776 state)
    King Lear and Cordelia
    Etching with engraving on laid paper
    Plate: 51.3 x 55.4 cm (20 3/16 x 21 13/16 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 76.033

  • Objects

    The Puppets (I Burattini), from the series

    Giovanni Trevisan Volpato

    Le arti per via (Street Arts), ca. 1765
    The Puppets (I Burattini), from the series
    Etching and engraving on paper
    Plate: 37.6 x 29.1 cm (14 13/16 x 11 7/16 inches)
    Museum Membership Fund 66.304

  • Objects

    Rudolf II, Emperor

    Egidius Sadeler II

    1603
    Rudolf II, Emperor
    Engraving
    33.8 x 25.4 cm (13 5/16 x 10 inches) (plate)
    Gift of Alice G. Taft, Marianna Taft, Hope Smith and Brockholst M. Smith 45.113.18

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    The Executioner Presenting the Head of St. John the Baptist to Salome

    Giovanni Battista Mercati

    1626
    The Executioner Presenting the Head of St. John the Baptist to Salome
    Etching
    Plate: 31.1 x 23 cm (12 1/4 x 9 1/16 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 69.007

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    Portrait of Hendrik Goltzius

    Jan Harmensz. Muller

    Ca. 1617
    Portrait of Hendrik Goltzius
    Engraving, trimmed within platemark
    Plate: 57.3 x 42.7 cm (22 9/16 x 16 13/16 inches)
    Bequest of Isaac C. Bates 13.1161