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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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    A Spray of Juniper Berries

    John Ruskin
    English, 1819-1900
    A Spray of Juniper Berries, ca. 1863
    Watercolor and gouache applied with brush on card
    14.3 x 12.4 cm (5 5/8 x 4 7/8 inches)
    Anonymous gift 71.153.55

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    Rainbow: A View on the Rhine from Dunkholder Vinyard, of Ostersprey and Feltzen below Bosnart

    Joseph Mallord William Turner
    English, 1775-1851
    Rainbow: A View on the Rhine from Dunkholder Vinyard, of Ostersprey and Feltzen below Bosnart, ca. 1819
    Watercolor applied with brush with scraped highlights
    18.7 x 29.2 cm (7 3/8 x 11 1/2 inches)
    Anonymous gift 71.153.2

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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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    Martyrdom of a Male Saint

    Gaspare Diziani
    Italian, 1689-1767
    Martyrdom of a Male Saint, ca. 1740
    Pen and ink, brush and wash, and white heightening on medium brown paper
    23.2 x 19.2 cm (9 1/8 x 7 5/8 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 57.136

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    Study of Two Female Arms, One Holding a Rose Garland

    Attributed to Nicolas Bernard Lépicié
    French, 1735-1784
    Study of Two Female Arms, One Holding a Rose Garland, 1770-1775
    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
    Italian, 1696-1770
    Study after Alessandro Vittoria’s Bust of Giulio Contarini, ca. 1743
    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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    Exmouth

    George Jones
    English, 1786-1869
    Exmouth, ca. 1812-1814
    Transparent and opaque watercolor on blue wove paper
    11.4 x 18.9 cm (4 1/2 x 7 7/16 inches)
    Anonymous gift 72.171.18

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    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

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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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    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

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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