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Paolo Farinati (1524 - 1606)
Allegory of Vicenza
Pen and brown ink, brown wash, black chalk, white heightening on blue paper
135 x 365 mm (5 1/4 x 14 3/8 in.)
Inscribed in pen and brown ink: Renone fiume/ Bacchilione fiume

Provenance: Zaccaria Sagredo collection (Venice 1653 - 1729 Venice) with the inscription in pen and brown ink on the mount: F. n°.10 (L.2103a); Not identified collection with a paraphe in pen and brown ink on the verso (not in Lugt); Private collection, France

Private collection
Christoph Mürer (1558 - 1614)
Project for a Stained Glass Window for the Residence of Leonhard Thurneysser
Pen and black ink, gray wash
645 x 492 mm (25 3/8 x 19 3/8 in.)
Inscribed in black ink on the upper part: PTOLOMEUS, ARISTOTLE'S; in the center: JERUSALEM, MECHA, BERG SYNAI; in brown ink on the mount: Dessein N°126 de Chris: Maurer à Zuric; P.V.

Kunstmuseum, Basel
Gerard Ter Borch the younger (1617 - 1681)
Woman and Child, Seen From the Back, Making Laces
Pen and brown ink, brown wash, black chalk
136 x 153 mm (5 3/8 x 6 in.)
Inscribed in pen and brown ink right bottom: den. 21 Januarij Anno 1629

J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Charles Le Brun (1619 - 1690)
Study of the Bust of a Woman with her Arms Raised and of her Feet
Red and white chalk
379 x 273 mm (14 7/8 x 10 3/4 in.)
Inscribed lower right in pen and brown ink: Lebrun fecit

Provenance: Private collection, France

Private collection
Giambattista Piazzetta (1682 - 1754)
Standing Male Nude with his Right Arm Raised
Red chalk heightened with white on brown paper
590 x 345 mm (23 1/4 x 13 1/2 in.)

Private collection
Michel-François Dandré-Bardon (1700 - 1778)
The Inhabitants of Aix save Marseille from the Aragonese
Pen and brown ink, brown wash, heightening in white gouache, black chalk
427 x 264 mm (16 3/4 x 10 3/8 in.) rounded top
Inscribed on the verso of the mount in pen and black ink: N° 323; in pen and brown ink upper left: 96/H

Private collection
François Boucher (1703 - 1770)
Study of the Head of a Young Man
Black chalk, red chalk, white chalk, stumping
178 x 209 mm (7 x 8 1/4 in.)
Laid down on an eighteen century mount, quite probably made by François Renaud

Provenance: François Renaud (L. 1042); Private collection, France

Private collection
Gabriel François Doyen (1726 - 1806)
Brutus and his Sons
Black chalk, gray wash and white chalk
425 x 538 mm (16 3/4 x 21 1/8 in.)

The National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
François-Hubert Drouais (1727 - 1775)
Portrait of Madame Drouais
Black, red and white chalk, stumping
326 x 242 mm (12 7/8 x 9 1/2 in.)

Provenance: Jacques Mathey, Paris; Galerie Wildenstein, Paris, 1956; Private collection, France

Private collection
Jacob Cats (1741 - 1799)
February: Men Cutting Ice on a Frozen Canal
Watercolor, pen and brown ink, faint traces of under-drawing in graphite
208 x 283 mm (8 1/4 x 11 1/8 in.)
Signed and inscribed in brown ink on the verso lower left: II Februarÿ/J. Cats inv et dec/1794

Private collection
Claude Jean-Baptiste Hoin (1750 - 1817)
Allegory of Summer
Pastel on blue paper, laid down on canvas
400 x 322 mm (15 3/4 x 12 5/8 in.)
Signed: Cde. hoin

Provenance: Galerie Cailleux, 1933; Private collection, France

Private collection
Jean-Claude Naigeon (1753 - 1832)
Oreste Harassed by the Erinyes
Pen and brown ink, gray wash, graphite
300 x 283 mm (11 3/4 x 11 1/8 in.)

Musée du Louvre, Paris
Narcisse Virgile Diaz de la Pena (1807 - 1876)
Woman Gathering Wood in the Forest
Watercolor and graphite
370 x 514 mm (14 5/8 x 20 1/4 in.) (sheet)
333 x 474 mm (13 1/8 x 18 5/8 in.) (drawing)
Signed in red in lower right: N. Diaz

Private collection
NATHALIE MOTTE MASSELINK