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Pierre-Paul Prud’hon

“Female Nude Raising Her Arm” (French, 1758-1823) drawing, black & white chalk, stumped on blue paper, c. 1810-20

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Charles Bargue

“Torso, Plate 1, No. 56 from ‘Cours de Dessin’ (Drawing Course)” (French, 1826-1883) drawing, charcoal on wove paper, c. 1860’s

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Edgar Degas

“Nude Woman Crouching, study for Semiramis” (French, 1834-1917) drawing, black chalk heightened w/white on off-white wove paper, c. 1860-62

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres | "Portrait of Madame Ingres, née Madeleine Chapelle"

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres

“Portrait of Madame Ingres, née Madeleine Chapelle” (French, 1780–1867) drawing, graphite on off-white wove paper, 1814

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres | "Countess Charles d'Agoult and her daughter Claire d'Agoult"

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres

“Countess Charles d’Agoult and her daughter Claire d’Agoult” (French, 1780–1867) drawing, pencil & chalk on paper, 1849

Jefferson David Chalfant | "Bouguereau's Atelier at the Académie Julian, Paris"

Jefferson David Chalfant

“Bouguereau’s Atelier at the Académie Julian, Paris” (American, 1856-1931) oil on panel, 1891

Léon Cogniet | "The Artist in His Room at the Villa Medici, Rome"

Léon Cogniet

“The Artist in His Room at the Villa Medici, Rome” (French, 1794-1880) oil on canvas, 1817