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    Castle on the Edge of a Lake

    Jonathan Skelton
    British, fl. ca. 1754-1758
    Castle on the Edge of a Lake, late 1850s
    Watercolor applied with brush, and graphite
    14.3 x 21.6 cm (5 5/8 x 8 1/2 inches)
    Anonymous gift 71.153.42

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    Sketch for a Bending Apostle (Study for the Last Supper)

    Agostino Carracci
    Italian, 1557-1602
    Sketch for a Bending Apostle (Study for the Last Supper), ca. 1593-1594
    Black chalk on buff paper
    14.1 x 14.8 cm (5 9/16 x 5 13/16 inches)
    gift of Winslow and Anna Ames in Memory of William H. Edwards 76.134

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    The Marriage at Cana

    Unknown artist, Italian
    After Jacopo Tintoretto
    Italian, 1519-1594
    The Marriage at Cana, early 18th century
    Pen and ink and brush and wash on paper
    20.8 x 28.3 cm (8 3/16 x 11 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Julius Weitzner 53.012

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    Keswick Lake from Castlerigg Farm

    John Warwick Smith
    English, 1749-1831
    Keswick Lake from Castlerigg Farm, ca. 1790-1800
    Watercolor applied with brush, ink and pen, and graphite
    34 x 51 cm (13 3/8 x 20 1/16 inches)
    Anonymous gift 1986.184.55

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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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    The Birthday Party

    Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo
    Italian, 1727-1804
    The Birthday Party, Divertimento per li ragazzi (Diversion for the Children), ca. 1797
    Pen and ink, wash and brush over black chalk on white laid paper
    29.2 x 40.6 cm (11 1/2 x 16 inches)
    Gift of Murray S. Danforth, Jr. 1987.017

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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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    Le Chevalier de Lamothe

    Pier-Leone Ghezzi
    Italian, 1674-1755
    Le Chevalier de Lamothe, ca. 1725
    Pen and ink over traces of chalk on laid paper
    30 x 20 cm (11 13/16 x 7 7/8 inches) varies up to 8.0625 in.
    Gift of Janos Scholz 52.128

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    Adam and Eve

    Jan Gossaert
    Flemish, ca. 1472-ca. 1533
    Adam and Eve, ca. 1525
    Chalk on two sheets joined together
    62.1 x 45.9 cm (24 7/16 x 18 1/16 inches)
    Walter H. Kimball Fund 48.425

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    Frozen Canal before a Farm in Winter

    Esaias van de Velde I
    Dutch, 1587-1630
    Frozen Canal before a Farm in Winter, ca. 1628
    Charcoal, brush and wash on paper
    19.2 x 29.4 cm (7 9/16 x 11 9/16 inches)
    Anonymous gift 61.075

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    Portrait of Signora Licinia Lena, Marchesa Mantinenghi

    Ottavio Mario Leoni
    Italian, 1578-1630
    Portrait of Signora Licinia Lena, Marchesa Mantinenghi, 1626
    Black, red, and white chalks on blue laid paper (now faded)
    Sheet: 22.2 x 15.9 cm (8 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 21.275

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    Buttercups, Red Clover, and Plantain

    School of Albrecht Dürer
    German, 1471-1528
    Buttercups, Red Clover, and Plantain, 1526
    Watercolor and gouache on vellum
    29.7 x 21.8 cm (11 11/16 x 8 9/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Brockholst Smith in memory of her mother, Jane W. Bradley 38.053

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    Near Tivoli

    Richard Cooper II
    British, 1740-after 1814
    Near Tivoli, 1770-1814
    Pen and ink, brush and wash, and watercolor over graphite on laid paper
    Image: 35.2 x 63.5 cm (13 7/8 x 25 inches)
    Anonymous gift 2005.142.77

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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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    King Lear and Cordelia in Chains

    Thomas Stothard
    British, 1755-1834
    King Lear and Cordelia in Chains, 1748
    Watercolor and chalk
    Diameter: 31.3 cm (12 5/16 inches)
    Gift of Benjamin Olch 27.229

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    Erminia Among the Shepherds

    Luigi Garzi
    Italian, 1638-1721
    Erminia Among the Shepherds, ca. 1680-1700
    Black and white chalk on blue paper
    25.1 x 37.3 cm (9 7/8 x 14 11/16 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 58.002

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    Interior of a Tavern in Pompeii

    Giovanni Battista Piranesi
    Italian, 1720-1778
    Interior of a Tavern in Pompeii, ca. 1775
    Pen and ink on paper
    40.8 x 53.5 cm (16 1/8 x 21 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Henry D. Sharpe 52.039

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    Study of Three Heads

    Ubaldo Gandolfi
    Italian, 1728-1781
    Study of Three Heads, mid-late 18th century
    Red chalk on paper
    20.2 x 27.9 cm (7 7/8 x 11 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 59.072

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    Christ Bearing the Cross

    Anthony van Dyck
    Flemish, 1599-1641
    Christ Bearing the Cross, 1617-1618
    Pen and ink, brush and wash, and chalk on laid paper
    20.3 x 17 cm (8 x 6 11/16 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 31.359

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    Monk in Adoration

    Unknown artist, Italian
    Monk in Adoration, Early 17th Century
    Pen and ink on paper
    17.5 x 7.6 cm (6 7/8 x 3 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.498

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    View of Folkstone

    Thomas Shotter Boys
    British, 1803-1874
    View of Folkstone
    Watercolor and opaque watercolor applied with brush, scraped highlights, and graphite
    27.3 x 38.1 cm (10 3/4 x 15 inches)
    Gift of the Fazzano Brothers 84.198.954

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    The Queen of Sheba

    Giovanni Battista Zelotti
    Italian, 1526-1578
    The Queen of Sheba, ca. 1562
    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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    Venus and Adonis

    Attributed to Benedetto Luti
    Italian; Florentine, 1666-1724
    Venus and Adonis, Late 17th Century
    Pen and brush and brown ink (possibly black originally) over graphite
    24.8 x 18.4 cm (9 3/4 x 7 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.434

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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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    Landscape with Tree and Pond in the Foreground and Village in the Distances

    Paul Sandby
    British, 1725-1809
    Landscape with Tree and Pond in the Foreground and Village in the Distances, ca.1790-1800
    Watercolor applied with brush, ink applied with brush, and graphite
    27.9 x 44.8 cm (11 x 17 5/8 inches)
    Anonymous gift 69.154.8

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    View of Vesuvius Taken from Mont St. Angelo, with a Camaldolite Monastery

    Claude Louis Chatelet
    French, 1753-1794
    View of Vesuvius Taken from Mont St. Angelo, with a Camaldolite Monastery, 1770-1786
    Pen and ink and brush and brown wash with touches of watercolor on laid paper
    34.9 x 46.4 cm (13 3/4 x 18 1/4 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 38.162

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    The Gallery of the Palazzo dei Conservatori in Rome

    Hubert Robert
    French, 1733-1808
    The Gallery of the Palazzo dei Conservatori in Rome, 1762
    Crayon on laid paper
    45.4 x 33.8 cm (17 7/8 x 13 5/16 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 38.149

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    Coastal Scene with Figures, Ships and Buildings

    Thomas Gainsborough
    English, 1727-1788
    Coastal Scene with Figures, Ships and Buildings, ca. 1775-1780
    Black and white chalks with stumping on blue laid paper (now faded)
    24.1 x 31.1 cm (9 1/2 x 12 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 21.120

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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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    Landscape with Town

    Marco Ricci
    Italian, 1676-1729
    Landscape with Town, Late 17th Century-Early 18th Century
    Pen and ink with brush and wash on paper
    44.8 x 60.9 cm (17 5/8 x 23 15/16 inches)
    Gift of Miss Ellen D. Sharpe 50.299

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    Lazzarone (Neapolitan Vagrant)

    Giovanni Battista Tiepolo
    Italian, 1696-1770
    Lazzarone (Neapolitan Vagrant), 18th Century
    Pen and ink, brush and wash, and graphite on paper
    23.2 x 14.3 cm (9 1/8 x 5 5/8 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 31.321

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    Design for an Interior Elevation

    Franz Xaver Habermann
    German, 1721-1796
    Design for an Interior Elevation, 18th Century
    Pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, and graphite; incised
    28.9 x 18.6 cm (11 3/8 x 7 5/16 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 46.535

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    Madonna and Child with Four Saints

    Guillaume Courtois, called Il Borgognone
    French, active Italy, 1628 - 1679
    Madonna and Child with Four Saints, ca. 1677
    Pen and ink, brush and wash, squared with red chalk for transfer, on cream paper
    19.2 x 13.1 cm (7 9/16 x 5 3/16 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 57.024

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    St. Margaret and Dragon

    Unknown artist, Flemish
    St. Margaret and Dragon, late 15th/early 16th century
    Ink, tempera, and gold on vellum
    6.7 x 5.1 cm (2 5/8 x 2 inches)
    Anonymous gift 82.190.1

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    Figures by a Rocky Bank in the Forest

    Thomas Hearne
    British, 1744-1817
    Figures by a Rocky Bank in the Forest, late 18th century
    Watercolor applied with a brush, and graphite
    29.7 x 23.5 cm (11 11/16 x 9 1/4 inches)
    Anonymous gift 72.171.41

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    Head of Man

    Giovanni Battista Tiepolo
    Italian, 1696-1770
    Head of Man, 18th Century
    Pen and ink, brush and wash over traces of graphite on paper
    24.9 x 19.4 cm (9 13/16 x 7 5/8 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 38.157

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    Study for Hercules in the Garden of the Hesperides (recto)

    Carlo Maratta
    Italian, 1625-1713
    Study for Hercules in the Garden of the Hesperides (recto), ca. 1692
    (recto) Pen and ink, brush and wash, over graphite on thick, moderately textured beige paper; (verso) brush and wash, graphite
    44.4 x 38.6 cm (17 7/16 x 15 3/16 inches) (recto)
    Anonymous gift 52.194

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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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    Country Dance

    Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo
    Italian, 1727-1804
    Country Dance, Divertimento per li ragazzi (Diversion for the Children), ca. 1797
    Pen and ink, wash and brush over chalk on paper
    28.7 x 41.1 cm (11 5/16 x 16 3/16 inches)
    Bequest of George Pierce Metcalf 57.239

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    Study of a Saint

    Unknown artist, Italian
    Study of a Saint, 17th Century
    Red and white chalk on beige paper
    12.2 x 10.2 cm (4 13/16 x 4 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Scheiner 77.106

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    Workshop of an Artist

    Cesare Pollini
    Italian, ca. 1560-ca. 1630
    Workshop of an Artist, late 16th century- early 17th century
    Pen and ink, brush and wash, heightened with white on paper prepared with a red wash
    10.2 x 21.3 cm (4 x 8 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Miss Ellen D. Sharpe 50.307

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    Resurrection of Christ

    Hans Bol
    Flemish, 1534-1593
    Resurrection of Christ, ca. 1573
    Pen and ink, brush and wash with white heightening over traces of chalk on paper
    27.3 x 9.8 cm (10 3/4 x 3 7/8 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 52.304

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    Blopsen

    After Matthäus Merian the elder
    Swiss, 1593 - 1650
    Blopsen, ca. 1625
    Pen and ink and chalk on laid paper
    8.7 x 14.5 cm (3 7/16 x 5 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 49.125

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    Banks of the Tiber

    Richard Wilson
    British, 1713/14-1782
    Banks of the Tiber, 1757
    Red and white chalk on laid paper
    16.8 x 21.9 cm (6 5/8 x 8 5/8 inches)
    Anonymous gift 2006.122.9

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    Descent from the Cross

    Luca Cambiaso
    Italian, 1527-1585
    Descent from the Cross, ca. 1570
    Pen and ink, brush and wash on laid paper
    41.9 x 28.7 cm (16 1/2 x 11 5/16 inches)
    Gift of Miss Ellen D. Sharpe 50.298

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    Female Martyr Saint

    Attributed to Sebastiano Folli
    Italian, 1568-1621
    Female Martyr Saint, mid-16th century-early 17th century
    Pen and ink, brush and wash over chalk on paper
    13.2 x 10.2 cm (5 3/16 x 4 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 57.023

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    Villa Loredan a Paese (Villa Loredan at Paese)

    Francesco Guardi
    Italian, 1712-1793
    Villa Loredan a Paese (Villa Loredan at Paese), ca. 1774-1786
    Pen and ink, brush and wash, and red chalk on paper
    29.8 x 54 cm (11 11/16 x 21 5/16 inches)
    Anonymous gift 57.250

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    Studies for a Dream of Joseph

    Simone Cantarini
    Italian, 1612-1648
    Studies for a Dream of Joseph, date unknown
    Red chalk on white paper
    25.4 x 17.1 cm (10 x 6 3/4 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 58.142

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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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    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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    The English Church, New York

    Charles Willson Peale
    American, 1741-1827
    The English Church, New York, ca.1776
    Pen and ink on paper
    21 x 28.7 cm (8 5/16 x 11 5/16 inches)
    Gift of John Davis Hatch 1991.096.18

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    Study of an Antique Head of Julius Caesar

    Francesco Mazzuoli, called II Parmigianino
    Italian, 1503-1540
    Study of an Antique Head of Julius Caesar, ca. 1530/31-1535
    Pen and ink, brush and wash, white heightening on laid paper
    8.6 x 7 cm (3 3/8 x 2 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.517

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    Pope Pius V Crowns Cosimo I De'Medici Grand Duke of Tuscany

    Cesare Nebbia
    Italian, ca. 1536-1614
    Pope Pius V Crowns Cosimo I De’Medici Grand Duke of Tuscany, late 1580s
    Pen and ink, brush and wash, white heightening over black chalk on two sheets of joined paper
    61.4 x 52.7 cm (24 3/16 x 20 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 49.390

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    Portrait of the Painter Giuseppe Amedeo Aliberti

    Edmé Bouchardon
    French, 1698-1762
    Portrait of the Painter Giuseppe Amedeo Aliberti, 1732
    Red chalk on laid paper
    26 x 22.9 cm (10 1/4 x 9 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 49.472

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    Kneeling Figure

    Unknown artist, Italian
    Kneeling Figure, ca. 1550-1575
    Black and white chalks on prepared paper
    21.8 x 12.9 cm (8 5/8 x 5 1/8 inches)
    Anonymous gift 58.076

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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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    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

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    Man on horseback with another saddled horse beside him

    Wilhelm von Kobell
    German, 1766-1853
    Man on horseback with another saddled horse beside him
    Watercolor over black chalk (or crayon) on wove paper
    24.1 x 20.3 cm (9 1/2 x 8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 49.013

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    God Cursing Cain after the Murder of Abel

    Follower of Benedetto Luti
    Italian; Florentine, 1666-1724
    God Cursing Cain after the Murder of Abel, Early 18th Century
    Red chalk on laid paper
    33.8 x 22.9 cm (13 5/16 x 9 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.435

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    Triumph of David

    Maerten van Heemskerck
    Netherlandish, 1498-1574
    Triumph of David, 1559
    Pen and ink over underdrawing in black chalk on paper, incised for transfer
    18.3 x 26 cm (7 3/16 x 10 5/16 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 51.095

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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

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    Alexander's Defeat of Darius at the Battle of Arbela

    Francesco Solimena
    Italian, 1657-1747
    Alexander’s Defeat of Darius at the Battle of Arbela, 1735-36
    Pen and ink, brush and wash, over black chalk on paper, square for transfer with black chalk
    27.6 x 39.2 cm (10 7/8 x 15 3/8 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 57.134

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    Study of Four Butterflies and a Bumblebee

    Pieter Withoos
    Dutch, 1654-1693
    Study of Four Butterflies and a Bumblebee, late 17th Century
    Watercolor and gouache over graphite on vellum
    30 x 21.9 cm (11 13/16 x 8 5/8 inches)
    Ernest and Pearl Nathan Fund 82.025

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    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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    Early Design for the Tomb of Pope Clement VII

    Baccio Bandinelli
    Italian, 1493-1560
    Early Design for the Tomb of Pope Clement VII, ca. 1534-1536
    Pen and ink on paper
    Image: 35.4 x 21.4 cm (13 15/16 x 8 3/8 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 51.507

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    Portrait of Stanislas III Poniatowski

    Angelica Kauffmann
    Swiss, 1741-1807
    Portrait of Stanislas III Poniatowski, ca. 1788
    Ink with brush over black chalk on laid paper
    28.3 x 19.7 cm (11 3/16 x 7 11/16 inches)
    Museum Membership Fund 66.273

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    Landscape with a Waterfall

    Thomas Gainsborough
    English, 1727-1788
    Landscape with a Waterfall, Early 18th Century-Late 18th Century
    Watercolor applied with brush, and crayon
    Plate: 20.3 x 25.7 cm (8 x 10 1/8 inches)
    Anonymous gift 73.204.21

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    (recto) Hercules Victorious over the Hydra; (verso) Study of Hercules, Roman soldier's head, ornaments

    Giovanni Battista Bertani
    Italian, 1516-1576
    (recto) Hercules Victorious over the Hydra; (verso) Study of Hercules, Roman soldier’s head, ornaments, ca. 1558
    Pen and ink with traces of red chalk on paper
    45.7 x 30.5 cm (18 x 12 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 65.078

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    Head of a Boy

    Attributed to Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo
    Italian, 1727-1804
    Head of a Boy, before 1780
    Red and white chalks on blue laid paper
    24.8 x 18.6 cm (9 3/4 x 7 5/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Murray S. Danforth 73.078

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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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    Study for Malchus

    Anthony van Dyck
    Flemish, 1599-1641
    Study for Malchus, before 1621
    Black chalk on paper
    24.5 x 37.2 cm (9 5/8 x 14 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.443

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    Study of Old Man's Head

    Giovanni Battista Tiepolo
    Italian, 1696-1770
    Study of Old Man’s Head, 18th Century
    Pen and ink, brush and wash on paper
    25.4 x 19.2 cm (10 x 7 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 29.025

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    Third View on the Reichenbach

    John Robert Cozens
    English, 1752-1799
    Third View on the Reichenbach, 1776
    Ink washes applied with brush, ink and pen, watercolor, and graphite
    36.5 x 23.5 cm (14 3/8 x 9 1/4 inches)
    Anonymous gift 69.154.31

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    Holy Family

    Giovanni Battista Tiepolo
    Italian, 1696-1770
    Holy Family, 18th century
    Pen and ink, brush and wash, over chalk on paper
    31.4 x 21.9 cm (12 3/8 x 8 5/8 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 38.158

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    Figure Study

    Attributed to Jacopo da Empoli
    Italian, ca. 1554-1640
    Figure Study, late 16th-early 17th Century
    Red chalk on antique laid paper
    31.3 x 21.9 cm (12 5/16 x 8 5/8 inches)
    Gift of the Fazzano Brothers 84.198.1008

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    The Crucifixion between the Two Thieves

    Hans Bol
    Flemish, 1534-1593
    The Crucifixion between the Two Thieves, 1587
    Watercolor and shell gold on vellum mounted onto board
    26.4 x 19.7 cm (10 3/8 x 7 3/4 inches)
    Georgianna Sayles Aldrich Fund 62.119

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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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    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

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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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    Studies of Butterflies and Insects

    Unknown artist
    Studies of Butterflies and Insects, late 17th Century-early 18th Century
    Watercolor on vellum
    23.5 x 28.9 cm (9 1/4 x 11 3/8 inches)
    Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 31.089

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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

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    Christ on the Cross with Angels

    Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione
    Italian, ca. 1610-ca. 1665
    Christ on the Cross with Angels, ca. 1650s
    Oil paint on paper
    37.8 x 26.7 cm (14 7/8 x 10 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Henry D. Sharpe 50.300

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    Study of Nude

    Unknown artist, French; Italian
    After Michelangelo Buonarroti
    Italian, 1475-1564
    Study of Nude, ca. 1550
    pen and ink
    21.9 x 16.5 cm (8 5/8 x 6 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.451

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    Portrait of Achille de Silly, Cômte de la Roche

    Unknown artist, French
    Circle of François Clouet
    French, before 1522-1572
    Portrait of Achille de Silly, Cômte de la Roche, 16th century
    Graphite and red chalk on laid paper
    33 x 22.5 cm (13 x 8 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke in memory of Dr. Gustav Radeke 25.002

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    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

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    Satyr Head

    Giuseppe Cesari
    Italian, 1568-1640
    Satyr Head, ca. 1620
    Red chalk on paper
    28.9 x 22.2 cm (11 3/8 x 8 3/4 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 58.064

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    Study for St. William of Aquitaine

    After Guercino
    Italian, 1591-1666
    Study for St. William of Aquitaine, 17th Century
    Chalk on paper
    30 x 16 cm (11 13/16 x 6 5/16 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 32.031

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    Scenes from the Life of Saint Joseph

    Marco Tullio Montagna
    Italian, fl. 1618-1640
    Scenes from the Life of Saint Joseph, ca. 1630-1631
    Pen and ink, brush and wash over graphite on medium-weight cream paper
    26.5 x 53.7 cm (10 7/16 x 21 3/16 inches)
    Gift of Miss Ellen D. Sharpe 50.305

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    Ecce Home (recto)

    Attributed to Luis Tristán de Escamilla
    Spanish, ca. 1586-1624
    Ecce Home (recto), early 17th century
    Pen and ink, brush and wash, and graphite on paper
    20.2 x 15.4 cm (7 7/8 x 6 1/8 inches)
    Museum Membership Fund 67.113

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    Study for Fall of Simon Magus

    Francesco Vanni
    Italian, 1563-1610
    Study for Fall of Simon Magus, ca.1603
    Pen and ink, brush and wash, and black chalk
    9.6 x 17.8 cm (3 3/4 x 7 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund and Museum Gift Fund 58.005

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    Trompe l'Oeil

    Wilhelm Robart
    Dutch, active 1770s
    Trompe l’Oeil, 1770s
    Pen and ink, brush and wash, watercolor, and chalk
    Sheet: 39.1 x 36 cm (15 3/8 x 14 3/16 inches)
    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Barnet Fain 2001.93.2

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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

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    Ceres (Summer), Flora (Spring), Bacchus (Autumn) with Apollo and the Hours of Day

    Giuseppe Bartolomeo Chiari
    Italian, 1654-1727
    Ceres (Summer), Flora (Spring), Bacchus (Autumn) with Apollo and the Hours of Day, ca. 1710
    Red chalk on paper, squared for transfer with graphite
    45.7 x 32.1 cm (18 x 12 5/8 inches) rounded corners
    Purchased with the Frederick Lippitt Bequest 2008.32

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    Virgin and Child with the Infant John the Baptist

    Francesco Mazzuoli, called II Parmigianino
    Italian, 1503-1540
    Virgin and Child with the Infant John the Baptist, ca. 1527-1530
    Pen and ink, brown wash, heightened with white, over traces of black chalk on buff paper
    13 x 12.1 cm (5 1/8 x 4 11/16 inches)
    Gift of Alys Acworth Rickett who spend a very happy childhood with Harvey A. Bakers in Providence as a little English girl during World War II 2009.53

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    Saint Nicolas

    Master of Brussels Initials
    Italian, ca. 1390-1410
    Saint Nicolas, ca. 1410-1420
    Watercolor, shell gold, leaf gold, and lapis lazuli on vellum
    12.9 x 12.5 cm (5 1/8 x 4 7/8 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 2010.19.2