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White heightening

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    Capucins at Genzano

    Richard Wilson
    British, 1713/14-1782
    Capucins at Genzano, 1754
    Black and white chalks on blue (now faded) paper; mounted
    28.7 x 42.2 cm (11 5/16 x 16 5/8 inches)
    Anonymous Gift 70.118.60

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    Rolleston, Staffordshire (Seat of Sir Oswald Mosely Baronet)

    William Henry Brooke
    British; Irish, 1772-1860
    Rolleston, Staffordshire (Seat of Sir Oswald Mosely Baronet), 1816
    Pen and ink with watercolor and white
    Sheet: 18.7 x 29.8 cm (7 3/8 x 11 3/4 inches) irregular
    Anonymous gift 75.116.5

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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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    Skating Professional Beauty (Edouard Dujardin and Liane de Lancy at the Palais de Glace)

    Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
    French, 1864-1901
    Skating Professional Beauty (Edouard Dujardin and Liane de Lancy at the Palais de Glace), 1896
    Blue and black crayon, ink wash, and gouache on light brown paper
    72.4 x 57.1 cm (28 1/2 x 22 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 35.541

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    A Warrior

    François Boucher
    French, 1703-1770
    A Warrior, ca. 1740s
    Black and white chalk on tan paper
    39.5 x 26.5 cm (15 5/8 x 10 3/8 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 38.153

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    A Spray of Juniper Berries

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

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    Bacchus

    After Peter Paul Rubens
    Flemish, 1577-1640
    Bacchus, Late 16th Century-Mid 17th Century
    Black chalk, brush with wash heightened with white body color, slight traces of ink with brush point
    37.5 x 27.9 cm (14 13/16 x 11 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.463

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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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    Portrait of a Man

    Julien Léopold Boilly
    French, 1796-1874
    Portrait of a Man, 1862
    Black, red, and white chalk on tan wove paper
    30.4 x 22 cm (11 15/16 x 8 11/16 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 74.016

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    Death of Hercules

    Abraham Jansz. van Diepenbeeck
    Flemish, 1596-1675
    Death of Hercules, Before 1655
    Black chalk, white gouache, with traces of brushwork and ink on laid paper; incised
    24.1 x 18.1 cm (9 1/2 x 7 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.433

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    Study of Heads

    James Tissot
    French, 1836-1902
    Study of Heads, Mid 19th Century-Early 20th Century
    Pencil and white heightening on greyish-blue paper
    24.3 x 18.6 cm (9 5/8 x 7 5/16 inches)
    Museum Membership Fund 67.160

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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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    Grotta Ferrata

    Richard Wilson
    British, 1713/14-1782
    Grotta Ferrata, 1754
    Black and white chalks on blue (now faded) paper; artist’s mount
    28.7 x 42.2 cm (11 5/16 x 16 5/8 inches)
    Anonymous gift 69.154.28

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    Monkey Throws Coconuts Which Turn Wheel...

    Rube Goldberg
    American, 1883-1970
    Monkey Throws Coconuts Which Turn Wheel…, ca. 1941-1945
    Pen and ink and graphite with touches of white gouache on paper
    35.6 x 50.8 cm (14 x 20 inches)
    Gift of T. Robley Louttit, Jr. 1991.162.2

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    Peasants with Cart

    Benjamin Gridley
    American, b. 1860
    After George Edwards Hering
    British, 1805-1879
    Peasants with Cart, 1876
    Watercolor, graphite, and gouache on smooth medium weight wove paper
    19.1 x 27.6 cm (7 1/2 x 10 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Benjamin Gridley 53.004

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    "The train will be the main thing, she said" [S...?] Boys

    Reginald Bathurst Birch
    American, 1856-1943
    ”The train will be the main thing, she said” [S…?] Boys, 1881
    Ink wash and brush with gouache on paper
    27.6 x 21.9 cm (10 7/8 x 8 5/8 inches)
    Gift of the Fazzano Brothers 84.198.931

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    The Beggars

    Alexandre-Gabriel Decamps
    French, 1803-1860
    The Beggars, 19th Century
    Black chalk, pen and ink, and opaque watercolor on laid paper laid down on card
    19.2 x 13.8 cm (7 5/8 x 5 3/8 inches)
    Museum Membership Fund 67.030

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    Allegory

    Jacob Jordaens the Younger
    Flemish, 1593-1678
    Allegory, 17th Century
    Black and red chalk, brush with ink washes, and traces of body color or chalk
    30.5 x 27.6 cm (12 x 10 7/8 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 53.002

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    Farm Scene with Horses Drinking

    Benjamin Gridley
    American, b. 1860
    After George Edwards Hering
    British, 1805-1879
    Farm Scene with Horses Drinking, 1876
    Watercolor, pencil, and white heightening on paper
    19.1 x 27 cm (7 1/2 x 10 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Benjamin Gridley 53.003

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    Autumn

    Jacob de Wit
    Dutch, 1695-1754
    Autumn, Late 17th Century-Mid 18th Century
    Pen and ink with brush and wash and white heightening
    11.4 x 17.5 cm (4 1/2 x 6 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.454

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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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    Portrait of Mlle. Rey, Wardrobe Assistant to Mme. Paradol

    Eugène Devéria
    French, 1805-1865
    Portrait of Mlle. Rey, Wardrobe Assistant to Mme. Paradol, 1830
    Pen and ink, brush and wash, and white heightening on paper
    25.7 x 19.7 cm (10 1/8 x 7 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Uforia, Inc. 73.147

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    Reclining Male Nude

    School of Giovanni Battista Piazzetta
    Italian, ca. 1682-1754
    Reclining Male Nude, mid 18th century
    Black and white chalk on blue laid paper
    45.4 x 60.3 cm (17 7/8 x 23 13/16 inches)
    Jesse Metcalf Fund 63.050

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    Cupid and Psyche

    Pierre-Paul Prud’hon
    French, 1758-1823
    Cupid and Psyche, Late 18th Century-Early 19th Century
    Chalk and white heightening on discolored white paper
    36.7 x 46.5 cm (14 3/8 x 18 5/16 inches)
    Gift of Mr. Walter Lowry 56.181

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    Yvette Guilbert Taking a Curtain Call

    Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
    French, 1864-1901
    Yvette Guilbert Taking a Curtain Call, 1894
    Watercolor, crayon, and oil paint on tracing paper mounted on cardboard
    41.7 x 24.5 cm (16 7/16 x 9 11/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 35.540

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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
    Red and white chalks on blue 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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    The Last Judgment

    Pieter Jansz. Pourbus
    Flemish, 1523/24-1584
    The Last Judgment, ca. 1551
    Pen and wash with white lead heightening on medium smooth beige paper, glued to medium weight paper, affixed to a blue and gold mount
    36.4 x 28.6 cm (14 5/16 x 11 1/4 inches)
    Bequest of John M. Crawford, Jr. 1989.110.2

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    Religieuse

    Hippolyte-Jean Flandrin
    French, 1809-1864
    Religieuse, 1837
    Graphite and opaque watercolor on wove paper laid down on board
    15.4 x 10.5 cm (6 1/8 x 4 1/8 inches)
    Museum Membership Fund 67.023

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    Portrait of an Ecclesistic

    Bartolomeo Nazzari
    Italian, 1699-1758
    Portrait of an Ecclesistic, 18th Century
    charcoal and white heightening on paper
    30.2 x 22.5 cm (11 7/8 x 8 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Janos Scholz 52.031

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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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    Two Swordsmen

    Jean Louis Ernest Meissonier
    French, 1815-1891
    Two Swordsmen, 19th Century
    Black chalk (est.) and white chalk on brown wove paper (formerly blue); recto: graphite and black chalk (est.) on brown paper (formerly blue)
    25.7 x 20.3 cm (10 1/8 x 8 inches)
    Gift of Uforia Inc. 73.150

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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