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Entombment of Christ, Ludovico Cardi il Cigoli
Ludovico Cardi il Cigoli
Cigoli 1559–Rome 1603

Entombment of Christ

Black charcoal drawing with rubbed tinting of white and red chalks on felt pressed coarse ecru toned paper
11 ½ x 14 ¾ in / 29.5 x 36.5 cm

Ruins of the Aurelian Wall and Pyramid of Caius Cestius, Louis Chaix
Louis Chaix
Marseille 1740–Paris 1811

Ruins of the Aurelian Wall and Pyramid of Caius Cestius

Black chalk on buff white laid paper, attached to a thin old backing sheet
10 ¼ x 15 ¾ in / 26 x 40 cm.

Holy Family with St. John, Paolo de Matteis
Paolo de Matteis
Cilento 1662–Naples 1728

Holy Family with St. John

Lunette design: pen and bistre wash
8 x 11 3/4 in. = 20 x 30 cm.

Lamentation, Jacopo (Robusti) Il Tintoretto
Jacopo (Robusti) Il Tintoretto
Venice 1518–1594


Brown ink and wash with light paper reserves on beige stained paper
18 x 15.5 cm. = 7 x 10 in.