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Drawing, "The Foliage of Berenice-" from Callimachus (CH 18113621)

Drawing, "The Foliage of Berenice-" from Callimachus (CH 18113621)

The Foliage of Bernice: From Callimachus. Two Bacae. Public domain scan of 18th century Italian drawing, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Drawing, A mace, 1800–1825 (CH 18547629)

Drawing, A mace, 1800–1825 (CH 18547629)

Public domain photograph of 3d object, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl Description. Public domain photograph of decorative design drawing, art decor, free to use, no copyright restriction... More

Drawing, A Pitcher, 1650–1700 (CH 18539741)

Drawing, A Pitcher, 1650–1700 (CH 18539741)

Shown side view, the spout is at right. Shaft and bottom part of the body are shaped as a shell-like leaf. The upper part of the body is fluted and shows nude figures growing from volutes. The figure in the cen... More

Drawing, Architectural Interior Elements; Verso- Anatomical Studies, 1814–18 (CH 18115243)

Drawing, Architectural Interior Elements; Verso- Anatomical Studies, 1...

Three studies of ceilings with grotesques; five studies of moldings; study of partition with statue; perspective view with standing figure. On verso: five anatomical studies of feet and toes.

Drawing, Bowl on a Stand, 1775–1800 (CH 18126179)

Drawing, Bowl on a Stand, 1775–1800 (CH 18126179)

Vase on an animal leg stand. The body of the vase is decorated with gadrooning and a frieze of classical nudes.

Drawing, Catafalque, with Coat-of-, 1650–75 (CH 18541393)

Drawing, Catafalque, with Coat-of-, 1650–75 (CH 18541393)

Picryl description: Public domain image of a fountain, historic landmark, classical or neoclassical architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Drawing, Dancing Fame with Lyre, Sala di Recezione, Palazzo Quirinale, Rome, 1812 (CH 18540041)

Drawing, Dancing Fame with Lyre, Sala di Recezione, Palazzo Quirinale,...

Fame plays lyre and dances. On ground at left, basket and trumpet; at right, two garlands. Ruled lines in black chalk suggest rectangular molding.

Drawing, Decorative Study; Verso- Anatomical Studies of Heads, 1814–18 (CH 18117417)

Drawing, Decorative Study; Verso- Anatomical Studies of Heads, 1814–18...

Three capitals; ten entries of sarcophagi. Verso: two barbarian heads in profile from antique.

Drawing, Design for a Ciborium, ca. 1812 (CH 18107939)

Drawing, Design for a Ciborium, ca. 1812 (CH 18107939)

Upon the base sits angels with instruments of the Passion. Public domain scan of 18th century Italian drawing, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Drawing, Design for a Coronet, 1830–40 (CH 18551931)

Drawing, Design for a Coronet, 1830–40 (CH 18551931)

Jewelry design for a coronet (small crown). In the center, a big palmette from which rinceaux are springing. Green and white diamonds are contrasted.

Drawing, Design for a Coronet, 1850–60 (CH 18551903)

Drawing, Design for a Coronet, 1850–60 (CH 18551903)

Jewelry design for a coronet. In the center of the tiara, the ends of two vine branches are united by a knot with a green diamond framed by small red ones in its center. Below, two other green diamonds, one of ... More

Drawing, Design for a Frieze, 1600–1625 (CH 18109017)

Drawing, Design for a Frieze, 1600–1625 (CH 18109017)

Horizontal frieze with symmetrical grotesque decoration. At center, a vase with florals. Scrolling rinceaux with birds and putti.

Drawing, Design for a Gate of a Villa, 1750–55 (CH 18127361)

Drawing, Design for a Gate of a Villa, 1750–55 (CH 18127361)

Pilasters with mounds on top frame of the opening. Volutes connect their upper parts with the garden wall, the nearest parts to the gate of which are shaped as panels flanked by pilasters. A man stand in the op... More

Drawing, Design for a Marble Throne for the Statue of St. Peter, St. Peter's, Rome, 1754 (CH 18554059)

Drawing, Design for a Marble Throne for the Statue of St. Peter, St. P...

Design for a marble throne for the Statue of St. Peter at St. Peter's Basilica in Rome, Italy; full-face and profile view shown; throne upon a pedestal, the figure of St. Peter seated with right arm raised, hal... More

Drawing, Design for a Salt Cellar, 1795–1805 (CH 18108589)

Drawing, Design for a Salt Cellar, 1795–1805 (CH 18108589)

Elevation of a salt cellar. The octagonal base is stepped and beveled. Upon this are two eagle caryatids with paw feet and scrolling wings. Between them they support the vessel, decorated with leaves at the bot... More

Drawing, Design for a Window Frame, 1740–50 (CH 18127329)

Drawing, Design for a Window Frame, 1740–50 (CH 18127329)

Wall panel, balustrade between pedestals is beneath the opening. A circular pediment with a crown and two palm branches in the field. Scale below.

Drawing, Design for Acanthus Rinceaux with Animals and Birds, 1524–46 (CH 18172033)

Drawing, Design for Acanthus Rinceaux with Animals and Birds, 1524–46 ...

Symmetrical arrangement of interlaced acanthus rinceaux interspersed with animals and birds. Included are salamanders and eagles which are possible references to Federico Gonzaga and family who were important ... More

Drawing, Design for an Ewer, 19th century (CH 18128895)

Drawing, Design for an Ewer, 19th century (CH 18128895)

An ewer, spout facing left. A sculptural mermaid forms the handle. A mask with acanthus leaf at base.

Drawing, Design for an Urn, a Pitcher, Vases, 1620–40 (CH 18358207-2)

Drawing, Design for an Urn, a Pitcher, Vases, 1620–40 (CH 18358207-2)

Top row, an urn with two handles, showing nude figures standing in calices in panels formed by scrolls; a pitcher with hand at right, depicting scrolls and nude figures on body with frontal figure holding a fes... More

Drawing, Design for Brooch with Moses, 16th century (CH 18128541)

Drawing, Design for Brooch with Moses, 16th century (CH 18128541)

An escutcheon frames an oblong diamond. At top, the horned figure of Moses sits within a broken pediment. On either side, a ignudi with raised arms.

Drawing, Design for the North Portal, Grand Gallery, Villa Albani, Rome, Italy, 1755–56 (CH 18114345-6)

Drawing, Design for the North Portal, Grand Gallery, Villa Albani, Rom...

The doorway is flanked by two pilasters with dolphins supporting festoons at capitals. An entablature with a frieze and a semi-circular window aboveit are outlined at the top of the drawing. Above doorway moldi... More

Drawing, Designs for a Vase, 1800–1835 (CH 18108407)

Drawing, Designs for a Vase, 1800–1835 (CH 18108407)

Elevation of a footed vase. Lower body decorated with festoons between bow knots. Upper body decorated with busts within medallions. Greek key motif at neck.

Drawing, Elevation of a Portico of Doric Order, 1750–1800 (CH 18541253)

Drawing, Elevation of a Portico of Doric Order, 1750–1800 (CH 18541253...

Public domain scan of 18th century Italian drawing, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Drawing, Elevation of a Sepulchral Monument, 1820–1835 (CH 18109375)

Drawing, Elevation of a Sepulchral Monument, 1820–1835 (CH 18109375)

Picryl description: Public domain image of a fountain, historic landmark, classical or neoclassical architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Drawing, Elevation of a Structure at a University, ca. 1775 (CH 18548831)

Drawing, Elevation of a Structure at a University, ca. 1775 (CH 185488...

Public domain image of a historic building, 16th, 17th, 18th century architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description.

Drawing, Fantastic Garden, ca. 1700 (CH 18539825)

Drawing, Fantastic Garden, ca. 1700 (CH 18539825)

Within a vertical oval, an outdoor view of a garden terrace. At right is a fountain with birds upon rocks. Fantastic architecture rises in the left middle distance. Figures of men wearing wide-brimmed hats stan... More

Drawing, Four Sketches of a Saint, 1800–1820 (CH 18120333)

Drawing, Four Sketches of a Saint, 1800–1820 (CH 18120333)

Four sketches of a figure in reverence. Public domain scan of 18th century Italian drawing, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Drawing, Frieze with Psyche and Love, 1813–18 (CH 18124247)

Drawing, Frieze with Psyche and Love, 1813–18 (CH 18124247)

On verso: internal view of church Public domain photograph of erotic art, sexuality, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Drawing, Grotesque Design, early 17th century (CH 18111265)

Drawing, Grotesque Design, early 17th century (CH 18111265)

Oval escutcheon within a rectangular frame. The spandrels show digs and birds. At center, a grotesque frame of masks, snakes and a large crown.

Drawing, Martyrdom of a Saint, 17th century (CH 18121409-2)

Drawing, Martyrdom of a Saint, 17th century (CH 18121409-2)

Recto depicts the martyrdom of a saint. Figures and a horse comprise the foreground of the drawing; architectural structures are in the background. Two flying putti are in the sky. Verso consists of figure and ... More

Drawing, Military Trophy after Polidoro da Caravaggio, 1775–1800 (CH 18109145)

Drawing, Military Trophy after Polidoro da Caravaggio, 1775–1800 (CH 1...

Horizontal rectangle showing a design for a military trophy. At center, a helmet in the antique style with a lion’s head and eagle crest. Below are shields, spears and other instruments. At left, a boar head; a... More

Drawing, Niche Scene, 16th century (CH 18548911)

Drawing, Niche Scene, 16th century (CH 18548911)

Drawing of a niche between columns, hanging on a wall, a framed painting, depicting a woman on her knees before a man who is helping her up.

Drawing, Overdoor, 1730–60 (CH 18543291)

Drawing, Overdoor, 1730–60 (CH 18543291)

Public domain scan of drawing related to architecture design, elements of decor, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Drawing, Porcelain bowl with cover on a stand, 1775–1800 (CH 18544885)

Drawing, Porcelain bowl with cover on a stand, 1775–1800 (CH 18544885)

Public domain photograph of 3d object, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl Description. Public domain photograph of decorative design drawing, art decor, free to use, no copyright restriction... More

Drawing, Portrait of a Man with a Turban, ca. 1650 (CH 18607717)

Drawing, Portrait of a Man with a Turban, ca. 1650 (CH 18607717)

Bust-length figure of a man, seen in profile, facing the right. He wears a turban and coat and has a long beard.

Drawing, Project for a doorknocker, 18th century (CH 18129517)

Drawing, Project for a doorknocker, 18th century (CH 18129517)

Knocker with animal head and crowned eagle. At hinge above, a mask framed by volutes.

Drawing, Project for a frontal with alternative suggestions, ca. 1820 (CH 18117701)

Drawing, Project for a frontal with alternative suggestions, ca. 1820 ...

Horizontal composition of a frontal. An ovoidal medallion is in the center. Small cornucopias with flowers and an acanthus are on the right with sprays on the left.

Drawing, Proscenium and Curtain, Little Theater of the Orphans, Faenza, 1869 (CH 18355581)

Drawing, Proscenium and Curtain, Little Theater of the Orphans, Faenza...

Public domain scan of 18th century Italian drawing, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Drawing, Sketch of a Woman seen from Behind, 1775–1790 (CH 18124211)

Drawing, Sketch of a Woman seen from Behind, 1775–1790 (CH 18124211)

Upper part of a women with loose sleeves and her hair tied up, viewed from behind.

Drawing, Stage Design, Entrance to Antique Hall, early 19th century (CH 18542659)

Drawing, Stage Design, Entrance to Antique Hall, early 19th century (C...

Horizontal rectangle. Entrance to antique hall across stairs decorated with sculptures.

Drawing, Stage Design, Interior of Prison, early 19th century (CH 18543523)

Drawing, Stage Design, Interior of Prison, early 19th century (CH 1854...

Horizontal rectangle. Interior of prison with large vaulted ceiling. Public domain scan of drawing related to architecture design, elements of decor, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Drawing, Stage Design, Prison Interior, early 18th century (CH 18358013)

Drawing, Stage Design, Prison Interior, early 18th century (CH 1835801...

Horizontal rectangle. High vaulted prison hall, stairs leading from left side toward right side upward, lantern in background to left.

Drawing, Stage Design, Roman Baths, 1810–30 (CH 18543353)

Drawing, Stage Design, Roman Baths, 1810–30 (CH 18543353)

Horizontal rectangle. Interior of antique Roman Thermae (baths), richly decorated with coffered ceilings, sculptures, columns, and frieze. Groups of women bathing.

Drawing, Stage Design, Ruined Temple, ca. 1780 (CH 18357137)

Drawing, Stage Design, Ruined Temple, ca. 1780 (CH 18357137)

Horizontal rectangle. Antinque ruined central domed building with columns supported by sculptural frieze and figures in foreground at left.

Drawing, Stage Design, Seaport, early 19th century (CH 18357543)

Drawing, Stage Design, Seaport, early 19th century (CH 18357543)

Horizontal rectangle. View of port with lighthouse, piers, and boats through arcades decorated with coat of arms.

Drawing, Stage Design- Atrium of a Villa, late 18th century (CH 18348633)

Drawing, Stage Design- Atrium of a Villa, late 18th century (CH 183486...

Horizontal format. Architectural stage design with a view of the corners. Two steps are leading up to the level of the ground floor; it is paved, and bordered by balustrades which connect the columns supporting... More

Drawing, Strapwork Design with Landscape, early 17th century (CH 18111319)

Drawing, Strapwork Design with Landscape, early 17th century (CH 18111...

Strapwork with harpies and cornucopia frame a landscape with a house on a hill.

Drawing, Strapwork Design, early 17th century (CH 18111303)

Drawing, Strapwork Design, early 17th century (CH 18111303)

Strapwork with harpies and floral vases frame a square panel at center.

Drawing, Studies of a Kneeling Figure, 1775–1800 (CH 18121443)

Drawing, Studies of a Kneeling Figure, 1775–1800 (CH 18121443)

A kneeling woman shown from behind, lifting a cloth with her right hand. Detailed studies for the drapery and hand.

Drawing, Study for the Elevation of the Cross, 1660–80 (CH 18422059)

Drawing, Study for the Elevation of the Cross, 1660–80 (CH 18422059)

Sketchy group of figures depicting the elevation of Jesus, at center, on the cross. Virgin Mary seated at right. Semi-nude figure of a man at center supports the cross from beneath.

Drawing, The Assumption of the Virgin, 1813–18 (CH 18124277)

Drawing, The Assumption of the Virgin, 1813–18 (CH 18124277)

On verso: study of ceiling; four architectural decorative studies Public domain scan of 18th century Italian drawing, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Drawing, The Four Elements- Earth, Water, Air, Fire, ca. 1800 (CH 18129709)

Drawing, The Four Elements- Earth, Water, Air, Fire, ca. 1800 (CH 1812...

Page divided into four quadrants with allegorical figures. Public domain scan of 18th century Italian drawing, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Drawing, The Risen Christ, 17th century (CH 18118203)

Drawing, The Risen Christ, 17th century (CH 18118203)

Contour drawing of Christ holding a white banner. Public domain scan of 17th-century drawing, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Drawing, The Struggle between Hercules and the River God Achelous, 1813 (CH 18121995)

Drawing, The Struggle between Hercules and the River God Achelous, 181...

Two men shown wrestling. Onlookers shown at left and right. Public domain scan of 18th century Italian drawing, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Drawing, The Virgin and Child Surrounded by Saints, ca. 1759 (CH 18550167)

Drawing, The Virgin and Child Surrounded by Saints, ca. 1759 (CH 18550...

Horizontal rectangle. Sitting in clouds, surrounded by angels, Saint Joseph sits beside the Virgin Mary, bearing a standard. Mary holds the Christ Christ. Surrounding them are figures and cherubim seated on clo... More

Drawing, Three Friezes, ca. 1800 (CH 18108921)

Drawing, Three Friezes, ca. 1800 (CH 18108921)

Upper row, left: bearded and foliated masks connected by festoons. At right, horizontal bar surrounded by waved vine branch. Bottom row: row of festoons hanging from disks in center of bow-knots. Above, festoon... More

Drawing, Three Trophies, 1650–1700 (CH 18109159)

Drawing, Three Trophies, 1650–1700 (CH 18109159)

Horizontal rectangles showing three designs for military trophies. At left, a plumed helmet with nose.

Drawing, Trophy of Weapons, 1830–1850 (CH 18109265)

Drawing, Trophy of Weapons, 1830–1850 (CH 18109265)

In the center upright fasci stands a republican bonnet. Below in the foreground are two helmets sitting symmetrically. At the left is a pennant with R.R (Respublicen Ravennatica) inscription, while the right on... More

Drawing, Two Octagons- Vigilance, Beneficence., ca. 1813 (CH 18122211)

Drawing, Two Octagons- Vigilance, Beneficence., ca. 1813 (CH 18122211)

Vertical rectangle. Top: Vigilance shown seated between two putti raising lamp with right hand, holding something indistinct in left hand. Caption written above in black chalk: "Vigilanza." Bottom: Beneficence ... More

Drawing, Vase with Bucraneum, 1800–1830 (CH 18111169)

Drawing, Vase with Bucraneum, 1800–1830 (CH 18111169)

Vertical rectangle showing vase decorated with bucranium and swags. Public domain scan of 18th century Italian drawing, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Drawing, Virgin and Child, ca. 1521–75 (CH 18453489)

Drawing, Virgin and Child, ca. 1521–75 (CH 18453489)

On blue-gray ground, a seated figure of the Virgin Mary holding the Christ child on her lap. She gestures with her right hand, her eyes cast down. The image of Mary holding the Christ Child is a common depicti... More

Drawing, Vulcan, Design for Vaulted Ceiling, Sala dei Legislatori, Palazzo Conti-Sinibaldi, Faenza, 1787–1802 (CH 18123453)

Drawing, Vulcan, Design for Vaulted Ceiling, Sala dei Legislatori, Pal...

Vulcan shown in profile, seated beside anvil toward left, inside cave. Right hand holds group of Three Graces, left hand holds hammer. Distant view of volcano. Inscribed inside oval: Volcano invent delle arti. ... More

Sketchbook Folio, The Holy Family with Saint Catherine; St. John the Baptist, after Guercino; St. George and the Dragon, After Alessandro Tiarini; Two Putti, 1821–22 (CH 18124521)

Sketchbook Folio, The Holy Family with Saint Catherine; St. John the B...

Upper left, Holy Family with Saint Catherine at lower left, draperies and landscape background. Upper right, half figure of St.John. Lower left, St. Michael standing atop beast and looking heavenward. Lower rig... More

Sketchbook Folio, The Lupercalian Festivals, 1821–22 (CH 18124781)

Sketchbook Folio, The Lupercalian Festivals, 1821–22 (CH 18124781)

Upper drawing, male figure in classical dress at center, with robe billowing behind him, rushing past smoking altar. Figure at right dancing. In background figures visible through smoke. Lower drawing figure in... More

Drawing, Cabinet, 1800–1825 (CH 18129215)

Drawing, Cabinet, 1800–1825 (CH 18129215)

Elevation of a cabinet with roughly-sketched inlaid work. Two drop doors are seperated by a drawer with a lozenge band.

Francesco Coghetti - Lucretia or Tarquinia Stabbing Herself - Google Art Project

Francesco Coghetti - Lucretia or Tarquinia Stabbing Herself - Google A...

Public domain photograph related to the history of Italy, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Drawing (Italy) (CH 18095459) - Public domain  drawing

Drawing (Italy) (CH 18095459) - Public domain drawing

Public domain image, 16th-17th century drawing, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Drawing (Italy) (CH 18111521) - Drawing. Public domain image.

Drawing (Italy) (CH 18111521) - Drawing. Public domain image.

Picryl description: Public domain image of a fountain, historic landmark, classical or neoclassical architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Drawing (Italy) (CH 18112353) - Drawing. Public domain image.

Drawing (Italy) (CH 18112353) - Drawing. Public domain image.

Public domain photograph related to the history of Italy, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Drawing (Italy) (CH 18112721) - Public domain dedication image

Drawing (Italy) (CH 18112721) - Public domain dedication image

Public domain reproduction of illuminated manuscript page, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Drawing (Italy) (CH 18112923) - Public domain dedication image

Drawing (Italy) (CH 18112923) - Public domain dedication image

Public domain photograph related to the history of Italy, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Drawing (Italy) (CH 18116523) - Public domain dedication image

Drawing (Italy) (CH 18116523) - Public domain dedication image

Public domain reproduction of illuminated manuscript page, 16th-17th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description.

Drawing (Italy) (CH 18118271) - Public domain  drawing

Drawing (Italy) (CH 18118271) - Public domain drawing

Public domain image, 15th-16th century renaissance drawing, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Drawing (Italy) (CH 18122789) - Drawing. Public domain image.

Drawing (Italy) (CH 18122789) - Drawing. Public domain image.

Public domain reproduction of art print, 18th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description.

Drawing (Italy) (CH 18122853) - Drawing. Public domain image.

Drawing (Italy) (CH 18122853) - Drawing. Public domain image.

Public domain reproduction of artwork, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Drawing (Italy) (CH 18123101) - Public domain  drawing

Drawing (Italy) (CH 18123101) - Public domain drawing

Public domain image, 17th-18th century drawing, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Drawing, Study of a Gesturing Hand, 18th–19th century (CH 18120675)

Drawing, Study of a Gesturing Hand, 18th–19th century (CH 18120675)

Study of a gesturing hand with open palm, end of sleeve.

Drawing, Design for a Comb, 1820 (CH 18128339)

Drawing, Design for a Comb, 1820 (CH 18128339)

Seventeen tines springing from a metal band. The crest boarder is composed of round diamonds in various sizes. Six drop-shaped stones above, in the intervals between the circles, forming a row below the scehem... More

Drawing, Design for pendant with female allegory, 16th century (CH 18128645)

Drawing, Design for pendant with female allegory, 16th century (CH 181...

At the center of an arch stands an allegorical figure with a scroll of paper. Baluster forms on either side. Below, three faceted gems and three hanging pearls.

Drawing, Design for three pentdants, 16th century (CH 18544943)

Drawing, Design for three pentdants, 16th century (CH 18544943)

Public domain photograph of 3d object, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl Description.

Drawing, Design for pendant with crown and coat of arms, 16th century (CH 18544923)

Drawing, Design for pendant with crown and coat of arms, 16th century ...

Public domain reproduction of artwork, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Drawing, An Audience, ca. 1740–1806 (CH 18548473)

Drawing, An Audience, ca. 1740–1806 (CH 18548473)

Two figures in foreground and several in the background. The figure at right sits in a chair with a circular back; he looks and gestures at his companion. The other stands with his right hand pulled to his bod... More

Drawing, Design for a Coronet, mid- 19th century (CH 18549629)

Drawing, Design for a Coronet, mid- 19th century (CH 18549629)

Horizontal rectangle. Design for a small crown or tiara. Converging at the center are two branches with alternatively two stems, the upward having two leaves and a round bead, the downward a pearl-like diamond... More

Drawing, Designs for Three Pendants, mid- 19th century (CH 18549823)

Drawing, Designs for Three Pendants, mid- 19th century (CH 18549823)

Horizontal rectangle. At left: a knot with two small leaves below and hanging diamond; in middle: a knot with two big leaves below and hanging diamond; at right: a knot with a calyx below and hanging round dia... More

Drawing, Design for a Coronet, 1815–25 (CH 18551073)

Drawing, Design for a Coronet, 1815–25 (CH 18551073)

Design for a hair crown. Scrolls from three compartments with five leaves at the bottom of each, disposed as a palmette, springing from a blossom. Upon the cusps, standing pear-like diamonds with a calyx. Upon... More

Drawing, Design for an Earring, late 18th century (CH 18553585)

Drawing, Design for an Earring, late 18th century (CH 18553585)

Jewelry design for an earring, the usual scheme, a disk above and three drops below. In the center two flower stems, fastened by a knot, in the middle a blossom. Bevelled corners.

Drawing, Design for diadem, ca. 1850 (CH 18560335)

Drawing, Design for diadem, ca. 1850 (CH 18560335)

Public domain photograph of 3d object, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl Description.

Drawing, Architectural Details and Figure Studies, 1750–75 (CH 18127611-2)

Drawing, Architectural Details and Figure Studies, 1750–75 (CH 1812761...

Designs for entablatures with studies of figures; along with notations. Public domain scan of 18th century Italian drawing, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Drawing, Assumption of the Virgin, 1680–1700 (CH 18548709)

Drawing, Assumption of the Virgin, 1680–1700 (CH 18548709)

The figure of the Virgin held aloft by putti; below her are figures kneeling in prayer. Verso: head of a woman and child.

Drawing, Castello Estense, Ferrara, 1822 (CH 18544017)

Drawing, Castello Estense, Ferrara, 1822 (CH 18544017)

Vertical rectangle. Castle in background, broken down coach in foreground with figures standing nearby. Verso: details of architectural ceiling decoration, with indications as to how it should be colored: 1) fa... More

Drawing, Ceiling Design, Alexander and the Family of Darius, the Clemency of Alexander, Sala di Alessandro, Palazzo Naldi, Faenza, 1803 (CH 18123005)

Drawing, Ceiling Design, Alexander and the Family of Darius, the Cleme...

Alexander, accompanied by officer, enters tent of great king filled with women (and possibly children) imploring his mercy.

Drawing, Copy of the Crowning with the thorns in the Small Passion by Albrecht Durer, published in 1511, 1525–1600 (CH 18118869)

Drawing, Copy of the Crowning with the thorns in the Small Passion by ...

Vertical composition of the Crowning with a plainly moulded frame Public domain scan of 17th-century drawing, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Drawing, Crest of a Processional Staff, 1600–1650 (CH 18108207)

Drawing, Crest of a Processional Staff, 1600–1650 (CH 18108207)

Below is the end of the staff. A calyx stands upon a bottle with bossed body. Upon it stands an oval frame, having a cherub below. Two angels kneel upon clouds and carry a chalice with the Host on top.

Drawing, Design for a Baldacchino for the Exhibition of the Host, 1790–1820 (CH 18109647)

Drawing, Design for a Baldacchino for the Exhibition of the Host, 1790...

A dado showing a decorated panel and two rising brackets with three arms and burning candles. Above is a base beneath a glory of rays. Laterally are pairs of embedded columns supporting the entablature. A crown... More

Drawing, Design for a Centerpiece, 1820–40 (CH 18546755)

Drawing, Design for a Centerpiece, 1820–40 (CH 18546755)

Design for a centerpiece, positioned at the center of the sheet. The base is in the form of a truncated column upon which stand two female figures dressed in classical attire (maenads) holding aloft floral wre... More

Drawing, Design for a Ciborium, 1775–1800 (CH 18108431)

Drawing, Design for a Ciborium, 1775–1800 (CH 18108431)

On top, the Paschal lamb. At back, the coat-of-arms of Pope Pius VI (1775-1799).

Drawing, Design for a Frame with Alternative Suggestions, 1820–50 (CH 18554707)

Drawing, Design for a Frame with Alternative Suggestions, 1820–50 (CH ...

Design for a frame intended to be executed in metal with alternative suggestions. The left half consists of circumscribed blossoms which are connected by stems with leaves at left and calices at right. In the r... More

Drawing, Design for a Garden Fountain, mid- 18th century (CH 18125701)

Drawing, Design for a Garden Fountain, mid- 18th century (CH 18125701)

A fountain with two basins stands beneath an arch supported by Hercules terms. Sitting on the concave entablature is a wolf and two lions. At top, a snake encircles a sphere. A large bone is suspended from the ... More

Drawing, Design for a Garden Pavilion with Alternate Suggestions, 1785–90 (CH 18541597)

Drawing, Design for a Garden Pavilion with Alternate Suggestions, 1785...

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Drawing, Design for a Monstrance, mid- 18th century (CH 18107555)

Drawing, Design for a Monstrance, mid- 18th century (CH 18107555)

Angel standing on one foot, holding four candlestick arms in each hand. Scrolling shells on either side.

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