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    Frankfurt on the Rhine

    Samuel Prout
    British, 1783-1852
    Frankfurt on the Rhine, before 1833
    Pen and ink, watercolor over graphite on wove paper
    20.6 x 15.9 cm (8 1/8 x 6 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 23.340

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    Pernicious Dream

    John Flaxman
    English, 1755 - 1826
    Pernicious Dream, ca. 1792-1794
    Pen and ink with graphite framing lines
    21.6 x 27.9 cm (8 1/2 x 11 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 21.126

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    Sketches of Four Figures

    Jacopo Palma, il Giovane
    Italian, ca. 1548 - 1628
    Sketches of Four Figures, ca. 1580s
    Pen and ink on beige paper
    14.9 x 10 cm (5 7/8 x 3 15/16 inches)
    Anonymous gift 58.149

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

    Felice Giani
    Italian, 1758-1823
    Vestal Virgins Showing the Will of Augustus to Tiberius and the Senate, 1785-1790
    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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    Pinelli alla Trattoria (Pinelli at the Trattoria)

    Bartolomeo Pinelli
    Italian, 1781-1835
    Pinelli alla Trattoria (Pinelli at the Trattoria), 1824
    pen and ink over graphite on wove paper
    43.2 x 57.2 cm (17 x 22 1/2 inches) (varies)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 59.026

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    Third Tableau of the Rheingold

    Aubrey Vincent Beardsley
    British, 1872-1898
    Third Tableau of the Rheingold, ca. 1896
    pen and ink
    25.4 x 17.5 cm (10 x 6 7/8 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 31.361

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    Vale of St. John, Cumberland

    Francis Towne
    English, 1740-1816
    Vale of St. John, Cumberland, 1786
    Watercolor applied with brush, ink and pen, and graphite
    15.6 x 23.5 cm (6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches)
    Anonymous gift 69.154.1

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    Palaeocastritza, Corfu

    Edward Lear
    English, 1812-1888
    Palaeocastritza, Corfu, dated 21 April 1862
    Watercolor, pen and ink, and graphite on wove paper
    23.5 x 32.1 cm (9 1/4 x 12 5/8 inches)
    Anonymous Gift 70.118.32

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    Jerusalem

    Edward Lear
    English, 1812-1888
    Jerusalem, dated 1 and 28 April 1858
    Watercolor, pen and ink, graphite, and gouache on blue wove paper; mounted
    Sheet: 19.8 x 30.2 cm (7 13/16 x 11 7/8 inches)
    Anonymous gift 84.203.6

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    Recto: Stage Setting in Antique Funerary Hall

    Attributed to Gaspare Galliari
    Italian, 1761-1823
    Recto: Stage Setting in Antique Funerary Hall, ca. 1779-1823
    Pen and ink and watercolor over graphite on laid paper
    41.3 x 49.9 cm (16 1/4 x 19 5/8 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 57.096

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    A Sacrifice in the Temple of Jupiter

    Attributed to Gabriel François Doyen
    French, 1726 - 1806
    A Sacrifice in the Temple of Jupiter, late 18th century
    Pen and ink, brush and wash on blue paper
    36.5 x 58.3 cm (14 3/8 x 22 7/8 inches)
    Anonymous gift 63.019

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    The Arrest of Christ

    Giorgio Vasari
    Italian, 1511-1574
    The Arrest of Christ, ca. 1560s
    Pen and ink, brush and wash, and black chalk, squared for transfer, on cream laid paper
    8.9 x 14.3 cm (3 1/2 x 5 5/8 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 58.082

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    Polruan, Cornwall

    Thomas Rowlandson
    English, 1756-1827
    Polruan, Cornwall, after 1790
    Watercolor applied with brush, ink and pen, and graphite
    32.1 x 49.9 cm (12 5/8 x 19 5/8 inches)
    Anonymous gift 69.154.20

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    Capo di Noli, from Capo Basteggi

    Edward Lear
    English, 1812-1888
    Capo di Noli, from Capo Basteggi, 1864
    Brush and watercolor and pen and ink on blue wove paper
    17 x 50.3 cm (6 11/16 x 19 13/16 inches)
    Anonymous gift 81.171.8

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    Castello Madamo

    Francis Towne
    English, 1740-1816
    Castello Madamo, April 22, 1781
    Pen and ink, brush and wash, and watercolor over graphite on laid paper
    Sheet: 22.2 x 27 cm (8 3/4 x 10 5/8 inches)
    Anonymous gift 84.203.10

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    The Queen of Sheba

    Giovanni Battista Zelotti
    Italian, 1526-1578
    The Queen of Sheba, 1540-1578
    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
    French, 1754-1826
    Castel Sant ‘Angelo, ca. 1779-1811
    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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    Mahée from Fort St. George

    Edward Lear
    English, 1812-1888
    Mahée from Fort St. George, dated November 1874
    Watercolor, pen and ink, and graphite on wove paper
    Plate: 36.7 x 55.2 cm (14 7/16 x 21 3/4 inches)
    Anonymous gift 80.239.11

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    Pont du Buech

    Joseph Mallord William Turner
    English, 1775-1851
    Pont du Buech, ca. 1843
    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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    Roman Temples and Ruins

    Victor Jean Nicolle
    French, 1754-1826
    Roman Temples and Ruins, ca. 1779–1811
    Pen and ink and watercolor on blue laid paper
    7.1 x 10.2 cm (2 13/16 x 4 1/16 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 58.141B

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    Christ Healing the Paralytic

    Attributed to Carlo Maratta
    Italian, 1625-1713
    Christ Healing the Paralytic, ca. 1650-1700
    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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    A Grisette

    Constantin Guys
    French, 1802-1892
    A Grisette, ca. 1859
    Pen and ink with ink and watercolor washes on wove paper
    17.5 x 22.5 cm (6 7/8 x 8 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 21.344

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    Tomb of Caecilia Metella

    Attributed to Jonathan Skelton
    British, fl. ca. 1754-1758
    Tomb of Caecilia Metella, mid-18th Century
    Pen and ink and brush and wash over graphite on laid paper
    Sheet: 18.4 x 25.7 cm (7 1/4 x 10 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Miss Elizabeth T. Casey 1988.102.1

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    Portrait of Lady Sophia Dalrymple

    Dante Gabriel Rossetti
    British, 1828-1882
    Portrait of Lady Sophia Dalrymple, ca. 1858-1862
    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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    Rochester Castle

    John Sell Cotman
    British; English, 1782-1842
    Rochester Castle, ca. 1830
    Watercolor and watercolor in flour-paste medium and pen and ink over graphite on paper
    21.3 x 30.8 cm (8 3/8 x 12 1/8 inches)
    Anonymous gift 69.154.7

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    Moses Driving the Sheperds from the Well

    Nicolas Poussin
    French, 1594-1665
    Moses Driving the Sheperds from the Well, ca. 1647
    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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    Don Quixote and Sancho Panza

    Honoré Victorin Daumier
    French, 1808-1879
    Don Quixote and Sancho Panza, 1865 - 1867
    Pen and ink, watercolor, and crayon on wove paper
    14.6 x 27.9 cm (5 13/16 x 11 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 42.208

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    Study for Dead Christ with Angels

    Attributed to Pasquale Andrea Marini
    Italian, 1682
    Study for Dead Christ with Angels, ca. 1682 - 1712
    Pen and ink on white paper
    16.8 x 24.3 cm (6 5/8 x 9 5/8 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 59.048

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    Lady Dressing

    Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo
    Italian, 1727-1804
    Lady Dressing, ca. 1780-1790
    Pen and ink with brush and wash on cream paper
    27.3 x 19.4 cm (10 3/4 x 7 5/8 inches)
    Anonymous gift 57.139

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    St. Paul Preaching at Athens

    William Blake
    British, 1757-1827
    St. Paul Preaching at Athens, 1803
    Watercolor with touches of black chalk and scraping on paper
    45.7 x 31.1 cm (18 x 12 1/4 inches)
    Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 31.280

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    Study of Three Figures (saint Augustine, Saint Monica, and the Virgin Mary)

    After Perugino
    Italian, ca. 1450-1523
    Study of Three Figures (saint Augustine, Saint Monica, and the Virgin Mary), ca. 1506
    Pen and ink on paper
    26.7 x 19.8 cm (10 1/2 x 7 13/16 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 35.009

  • Objects

    Numbers

    Jasper Johns
    American, b. 1930
    Donn Horatio Steward, printer
    American, b. 1921
    Universal Limited Art Editions, publisher
    Numbers, 1st Etchings, 2nd State, 1967-1981
    etching; open biting; pen and ink
    Plate: 33 x 24.5 cm (13 x 9 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Malcolm G. Chace, Jane Chace Carroll, and Eliot Chace Nolen in memory of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Chace, Jr. 1997.14

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    The Annunciation

    Charles Mellin
    French, ca. 1597-1649
    The Annunciation, ca. 1630
    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

  • Objects

    Arch of Titus

    Victor Jean Nicolle
    French, 1754-1826
    Arch of Titus, ca. 1779–1811
    Pen and ink, brush and wash, and graphite on blue laid paper
    9.8 x 8.4 cm (3 7/8 x 3 5/16 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 58.141C

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    Ventnor, Isle of Wight

    George Barret the Younger
    English, 1767-1842
    Ventnor, Isle of Wight, ca. 1821-1823
    Watercolor with brush and ink with pen over graphite on cream laid paper
    Sheet: 15.2 x 22.7 cm (6 x 8 15/16 inches)
    Anonymous gift 83.217.4

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    Beggar with Crutches and Wallet

    Jacques Callot
    French, 1592-1635
    Beggar with Crutches and Wallet, The Beggars, ca. 1622-1623
    Etching
    Image: 14.3 x 9.2 cm (5 5/8 x 3 5/8 inches)
    Gift of the Fazzano Brothers 84.198.1236

  • Objects

    Dazio Grande

    Joseph Mallord William Turner
    English, 1775-1851
    Dazio Grande, 1842
    Watercolor applied with a brush, and graphite
    Sheet: 24.1 x 29.7 cm (9 1/2 x 11 11/16 inches)
    Gift of Mr. Richard Brown Baker in memory of his parents, Harvey and Marion Baker 84.080

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    St. Andrew's, Brunswick

    Samuel Prout
    British, 1783-1852
    St. Andrew’s, Brunswick, after 1824
    Watercolor and opaque watercolor applied with brush, and ink and pen
    41.9 x 26.7 cm (16 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches)
    Anonymous Gift 70.118.36

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    The Bay of Naples

    William Marlow
    British, 1740-1813
    The Bay of Naples, 1765-1795
    Pen and ink, brush and wash, and watercolor over graphite on laid paper
    27 x 37.6 cm (10 5/8 x 14 13/16 inches)
    Anonymous gift 75.116.38

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    The Dead Christ, Sacrifice of a Bull (recto)

    Girolamo da Carpi
    Italian, 1501-1556
    The Dead Christ, Sacrifice of a Bull (recto), 1549-1553
    Pen and ink
    27.8 x 18.4 cm (10 15/16 x 7 1/4 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 22.229

  • Objects

    Antique Ruins with Figures

    Hubert Robert
    French, 1733-1808
    Antique Ruins with Figures, ca. 1765-1778
    Pen and ink, brush and wash,watercolor, and white heightening over black chalk on paper
    56.5 x 71.9 cm (22 1/4 x 28 5/16 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 38.152

  • Objects

    Baptism of Christ

    William Blake
    British, 1757-1827
    Baptism of Christ, ca. 1799
    Tempera over pen and ink on canvas
    32.4 x 49.2 cm (12 3/4 x 19 3/8 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 32.219

  • Objects

    Adoration of the Magi

    Unknown artist, Italian
    Adoration of the Magi, late 17th-early 18th century
    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

  • Objects

    Crowd at the Circus

    Edouard León Louis Edy-Legrand
    French, 1892 - 1970
    Crowd at the Circus, ca. 1930
    Ink and pencil on paper
    Image: 25.7 x 18.3 cm (10 1/8 x 7 3/16 inches)
    Gift of the Fazzano Brothers 84.198.1205

  • Objects

    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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    Landscape with Bridge and Figures (recto)

    Giovanni Francesco Grimaldi
    Italian, 1606-1680
    Attributed to Giovanni Francesco Grimaldi
    Italian, 1606-1680
    Landscape with Bridge and Figures (recto), 17th Century
    Pen and ink on laid paper
    19.7 x 26.4 cm (7 3/4 x 10 3/8 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 61.001

  • Objects

    Woman with Book

    Francesco Salviati
    Italian, 1510-1563
    Woman with Book, 1520 - 1563
    Pen and ink with brush and wash on paper
    19.1 x 9.2 cm (7 1/2 x 3 5/8 inches)
    Gift of the Fazzano Brothers 84.198.1009

  • Objects

    Off Portsmouth

    James Baker Pyne
    English, 1800-1870
    Off Portsmouth, 1837
    Transparent and opaque watercolor over graphite on cream laid paper
    26.2 x 37.5 cm (10 5/16 x 14 3/4 inches)
    Anonymous gift 69.154.51

  • Objects

    Sunset

    George Chinnery
    British; English, 1774-1852
    Sunset, Late 18th Century-Mid 19th Century
    Watercolor applied with brush, ink and pen, and graphite
    11.4 x 17.3 cm (4 1/2 x 6 13/16 inches)
    Anonymous gift 73.204.6

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    Garf Harbor, Malta

    Edward Lear
    English, 1812-1888
    Garf Harbor, Malta, 1866
    Watercolor and gouache applied with brush, ink and pen, and graphite
    38.1 x 53.5 cm (15 x 21 1/16 inches)
    Anonymous gift 69.154.57

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    Philae

    Edward Lear
    English, 1812-1888
    Philae, dated 7 February 1854
    Pen and ink, watercolor, and graphite on grey paper (now tan)
    23.7 x 35.2 cm (9 5/16 x 13 7/8 inches)
    Anonymous gift 74.107.33

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    Landscape with Grindstone

    Unknown artist, Italian
    Landscape with Grindstone, ca. 1600-1640
    Pen and ink on paper
    Sheet: 21.3 x 32.7 cm (8 3/8 x 12 7/8 inches)
    INV2006.499

  • Objects

    Untitled (Five Hands)

    Christina Ramberg
    American, 1946-1995
    Untitled (Five Hands), ca. 1971
    Ink, graphite, colored pencil and ballpoint pen on tissue
    27.9 x 13.3 cm (11 x 5 1/4 inches) (irregular) (sight)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2012.111.2

  • Objects

    Red Head 3

    Sue McNally
    American, b. 1967
    Red Head 3, Self Portrait as…, 2012
    Ink on paper
    28.5 x 37.3 cm (11 1/4 x 14 11/16 inches)
    Museum purchase in honor of Judith Tannenbaum, Gift of Dr. Joseph A. Chazan 2013.9.3

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    Tank Top

    Sue McNally
    American, b. 1967
    Tank Top, Self Portrait as…, 2010
    Ink and gesso on paper
    28.9 x 38 cm (11 3/8 x 14 15/16 inches)
    Museum purchase in honor of Judith Tannenbaum, Gift of Dr. Joseph A. Chazan 2013.9.4