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11501 desk of Contents name web page Copyright web page checklist OF PLATES record OF PLATES Frontispiece: PETER PAUL RUBENS (1577–1640) research for the Portrait of the Duke of Lerma. Pen over black chalk and wash. three hundred x 215 mm. 1 JOST AMMAN (1539–1591) Saint Nicholas. Pen and ink, heightened with white, on purple ready paper. 301 x 197 mm. 2 JOST AMMAN (1539–1591) Stag. Pen and black ink. 109 x ninety one mm. three ANDREA DEL SARTO (1486–1531) experiences of a puppy. crimson chalk. one hundred ninety x 253 mm. four FRANCIS BARLOW (1626–1704) Elephant and Rhinoceros. Pen and wash. 250 x 185 mm. five FRA BARTOLOMMEO (1472–1517) St. George and the Dragon. Black, white, and yellowish chalk on grey ready paper. 317 x 272 mm. 6 ANTOINE-LOUIS BARYE (1796–1875) Jaguar. Pencil and watercolor. 253 x 247 mm. 7 STEFANO DELLA BELLA (1610–1674) The Eagles. Etching. 154 x a hundred and twenty mm. eight ROSA BONHEUR (1822–1899) Bull Resting. gentle black pencil. 299 x 437 mm. nine HIERONYMUS BOSCH (c. 1450–1516) The Owl’s Nest. Pen and brown ink, laid down. a hundred and forty x 196 mm. 10 EDMÉ BOUCHARDON (1698–1762) Bull’s Head. purple chalk. 607 x 454 mm. eleven FRANÇOIS BOUCHER (1703–1770) examine of a hen. Black, pink, and white chalk on brownish-gray paper. a hundred and seventy x 2 hundred mm. 12 PIETER BRUEGEL THE ELDER (1525/30–1569) Rider and Horses. Pen and bistre over black chalk. 164 x 184 mm. thirteen ANTONIO DEL CASTILLO (1616–1668) Camels. Quill pen. 166 x 246 mm. 14 THÉODORE CHASSÉRIAU (1819–1856) Amazon. Black crayon. 2 hundred x 270 mm. 15 GIORGIO DE CHIRICO (1888–1978) Cavalo. Charcoal on paper. 148 x 211 mm. sixteen ALLAERT CLAESZ (1498–1562) Rider. Pen and bistre wash. 323 x 312 mm. 17 CLAUDE (CLAUDE LORRAIN) (1600–1682) most sensible: The Campo Vaccino with the Basilica of Constantine. Pen and bistre wash. 128 x ninety three mm. backside: Oxen impending a Mountain Lake. Pen and brown ink, and wash. 104 x a hundred and fifty mm. 18 EDGAR DEGAS (1834–1917) Racehorse and Jockey. pink chalk. 283 x 418 mm. 19 EDGAR DEGAS (1834–1917) learn for ‘Steeplechase—The Fallen Jockey’: the pony. Charcoal. 231 x 355 mm. 20 EUGÈNE DELACROIX (1798–1863) A Horseman. Pen and sepia wash. one hundred ninety x 230 mm. 21 GASPARE DIZIANI (1689–1767) Hermit and a Stag. Pen, brown ink and wash over crimson chalk on skinny ecru paper. 273 x 197 mm. 22 ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471–1528) Sketches of Animals and Landscapes (detail). Pen and black ink; blue, grey, and rose wash. 264 x 397 mm. 23 ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471–1528) The Knight on Horseback. Pen and brown ink with watercolor on white paper. 410 x 324 mm. 24 ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471–1528) Head of a Roebuck. Watercolor. 228 x 166 mm. 25 ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471–1528) The Italian Trophies. Pen and black ink on white paper, quite a few pentimenti. 432 x 316 mm. 26 ANTHONY VAN DYCK (1599–1641) reviews of a Horse. Black chalk, with white chalk highlights, on blue paper. 429 x 366 mm. 27 ANTHONY VAN DYCK (1599–1641) reports of the top of a Horse and of a guy on Horseback. Pen and brush in brown. 264 x one hundred sixty five mm. 28 ANTHONY VAN DYCK (1599–1641) reports of a Greyhound. Black chalk, with white chalk highlights, on gentle brown paper. 470 x 328 mm. 29 JEAN-LOUIS FORAIN (1852–1931) Equestrienne. Pen and brush and black ink, and watercolor.

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