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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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    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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    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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    Lunette Design with Madonna and Child Enthroned, Flanked by Two Flying Angels

    Tommaso Minardi
    Italian, 1787-1871
    Lunette Design with Madonna and Child Enthroned, Flanked by Two Flying Angels, ca. 1815-1835
    Pen and ink, wash and brush, and graphite on laid paper, traced for transfer
    27.9 x 50.6 cm (11 x 19 15/16 inches) (irregular)
    Gift of Janos Scholz 57.247

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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
    Reed 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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    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, 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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    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 Hayfield

    David Cox the elder
    English, 1783-1859
    The Hayfield, 1833
    Watercolor applied with brush, scraped highlights, and graphite
    35.2 x 50.5 cm (13 7/8 x 19 7/8 inches)
    Anonymous gift 71.153.24

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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
    British; 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
    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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    Landscape with Trees, Near Lincoln

    Peter De Wint
    British; English, 1784-1849
    Landscape with Trees, Near Lincoln, Late 18th century-Mid 19th Century
    Watercolor applied with brush and graphite
    32.2 x 53.3 cm (12 11/16 x 21 inches)
    Anonymous gift 71.153.23

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

    Carlo Maratta
    Italian, 1625-1713
    Luca Giordano, previous attribution
    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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    The Badminton Victory

    Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo
    Italian, 1727-1804
    The Badminton Victory, Divertimento per li ragazzi (Diversion for the Children), ca. 1797
    Pen and ink, wash and brush over black chalk on white paper
    29.4 x 41.4 cm (11 9/16 x 16 5/16 inches)
    Bequest of George Pierce Metcalf 57.240

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    Workshop of an Artist

    Cesare Pollini
    Italian, ca. 1560-ca. 1630
    Federico Zuccaro, previous attribution
    Italian, 1540/43-1609
    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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    On Carrington Moss, Cheshire

    David Cox the elder
    English, 1783-1859
    On Carrington Moss, Cheshire, 1851
    Watercolor and graphite
    39.7 x 36.4 cm (15 5/8 x 14 5/16 inches)
    Anonymous gift 81.171.18

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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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    Villa Loredan at Paese

    Francesco Guardi
    Italian, 1712-1793
    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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    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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    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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    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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    Sleaford, Lincolnshire

    Joseph Mallord William Turner
    English, 1775-1851
    Sleaford, Lincolnshire, ca. 1797-98
    Watercolor applied with a brush, and graphite
    23.7 x 34.8 cm (9 5/16 x 13 11/16 inches)
    Anonymous gift 71.153.3

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    The Dorset Coast

    John Constable
    English, 1776-1837
    The Dorset Coast, 1816
    Watercolor applied with brush, and graphite
    8.9 x 11.8 cm (3 1/2 x 4 5/8 inches)
    Anonymous gift 71.153.32

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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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    Sorrow Consoled by Justice Who Points to Fame (Project for the Tomb of Monsieur Guillard)

    Jean-Antoine Houdon
    French, 1741-1828
    Philippe Hosiasson, previous attribution
    French, 1898-1978
    Sorrow Consoled by Justice Who Points to Fame (Project for the Tomb of Monsieur Guillard), 1774
    Charcoal, pen and ink, brush and wash, white heightening on tan laid paper
    34.3 x 43.2 cm (13 1/2 x 17 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 29.084

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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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    A View over Chiddingstone, toward Westerham, Kent

    Robert Hills
    British; English, 1769-1844
    A View over Chiddingstone, toward Westerham, Kent, ca. 1817-1818
    Watercolor applied with brush, and graphite
    17.8 x 25.4 cm (7 x 10 inches)
    Anonymous gift 71.153.39

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    Landscape with a Waterfall

    Thomas Gainsborough
    British; 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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    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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    Figure Study

    Attributed to Jacopo da Empoli, previous attribution
    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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