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Artist's Sketch

Artist's Sketch

Made in Byzantine Egypt

Sketch of an "Inviting Rain" Mandala

Sketch of an "Inviting Rain" Mandala

This unusual mandala, a sketch from a compendium of esoteric Buddhist images, set in the watery world of dragon kings, was used in rites to end drought. Interestingly, there are no known polychrome or highly fi... more

Section of the Dream Diary (Yume no ki) with a Sketch of Mountains

Section of the Dream Diary (Yume no ki) with a Sketch of Mountains

The content of a dream is inscribed in a mixture of Chinese characters and Japanese phonetic syllables known as katakana, along with a sketchy depiction of three mountains. The dreamer records a meeting with tw... more

Pen sketch from BL Harley 2481, f. 274v

Pen sketch from BL Harley 2481, f. 274v

Pen sketch of horse and a man's head in profile. Image taken from f. 274v of Tragoediae (index Tragedies). Written in Latin.

Studies after Antique Frieze Figures, Including Putti with Garlands, with a Chimera and Dolphins (recto); Sketch of a Head (verso)
Standing Figure of Saint Stephen and the Head of Another Figure Within the Framing Outlines of a Rectangle, Crude Sketch of the Head of Another Figure, Undecipherable Sketch of a Polygonal or Circular Object with Small Projections

Standing Figure of Saint Stephen and the Head of Another Figure Within...

This drawing was recognized as the work of Domenico Ghirlandaio by Everett Fahy in 1976; it had previously been classified as anonymous 15th century Florentine when it was in the collection of Walter C. Baker (... more

Sketch for a Ceiling

Sketch for a Ceiling

Anonymous, Italian, 16th century (Italian, active Central Italy, ca. 1550–1580)

The Servants of Absalom killing Amnon (2 Samuel 13, 28-29); verso: Sketch of a seated woman

The Servants of Absalom killing Amnon (2 Samuel 13, 28-29); verso: Ske...

Karel van Mander I (Netherlandish, Meulebeke 1548–1606 Amsterdam)

Sketch for Ceiling Decoration

Sketch for Ceiling Decoration

Anonymous, Italian, 16th century (Italian, active Central Italy, ca. 1550–1580)

Sketch for Wall Monument

Sketch for Wall Monument

Anonymous, Italian, 16th century (Italian, active Central Italy, ca. 1550–1580)

Ornamental Design with Amphore and Antique Style Armor (recto); Sketch with Two Figures (verso)

Ornamental Design with Amphore and Antique Style Armor (recto); Sketch...

After Polidoro da Caravaggio (Italian, Caravaggio ca. 1499–ca. 1543 Messina)

Court Yards (Sketch for Stage Scene ?)

Court Yards (Sketch for Stage Scene ?)

Anonymous, Italian, 16th century (Italian, active Central Italy, ca. 1550–1580)

Head of a Woman and Sketch of a Figure (?)

Head of a Woman and Sketch of a Figure (?)

Anonymous, German, 16th century

Sketch for Wall Monument

Sketch for Wall Monument

Anonymous, Italian, 16th century (Italian, active Central Italy, ca. 1550–1580)

Sketch for Ceiling Decoration

Sketch for Ceiling Decoration

Anonymous, Italian, 16th century (Italian, active Central Italy, ca. 1550–1580)

The Sense of Hearing; verso: light sketch of a woman's head and an arm

The Sense of Hearing; verso: light sketch of a woman's head and an arm

Hendrick Goltzius (Netherlandish, Mühlbracht 1558–1617 Haarlem)

Sketch for Ceiling Panel

Sketch for Ceiling Panel

Anonymous, Italian, 16th century (Italian, active Central Italy, ca. 1550–1580)

A costume and a sketch of a man in profile

A costume and a sketch of a man in profile

Anonymous, German, 16th century (?)

The Death of Saint Hilary; verso: Sketch of an Arm

The Death of Saint Hilary; verso: Sketch of an Arm

Jan van Scorel (Netherlandish, Schoorl 1495–1562 Utrecht)

Head of a Bearded Man in Profile to Left, possibly the Portrait of the Poet Giorgio Anselmi (ca. 1459-1528), with Faint Sketch of a Skull-like Head

Head of a Bearded Man in Profile to Left, possibly the Portrait of the...

Portrait drawings by Parmigianino (other than self-portraits) are quite rare. The left half of this delicately drawn sheet is apparently a portrait of the Parmese statesman and humanist Giorgio Anselmi 'nepote'... more

A Kneeling Man in Fifteenth-Century Costume (recto); a small, fragmentary sketch of a recumbant boy, probably by a later hand (verso)

A Kneeling Man in Fifteenth-Century Costume (recto); a small, fragment...

This figure was probably copied from a larger narrative drawing attributed to Pinturicchio (now in the British Museum, London), depicting the Clemency of Scipio, the Roman general. The nearly identical figure i... more

Two Seated Figures in a Landscape with Mountains and a Town (recto); Sketch of a Landscape with Mountains and Buildings (verso)
Studies for the Libyan Sibyl (recto); Studies for the Libyan Sibyl and a small Sketch for a Seated Figure (verso)

Studies for the Libyan Sibyl (recto); Studies for the Libyan Sibyl and...

This double-sided sheet of closely observed life studies is the most magnificent drawing by Michelangelo in North-America, purchased by the Metropolitan Museum of Art on August 8, 1924 (its acquisition being vo... more

Young Man Standing in Profile Facing Left (recto); Sketch of Two Capitals (verso)

Young Man Standing in Profile Facing Left (recto); Sketch of Two Capit...

Bachiacca (Francesco d'Ubertino Verdi) (Italian, Florence 1494–1557 Florence)

Woodland Scene with Light Sketch of a Madonna and Child

Woodland Scene with Light Sketch of a Madonna and Child

attributed to Girolamo Muziano (Italian, Acquafredda, Brescia 1528–1592 Rome)

Group of Six Reclining Nude Women (Nymphs Bathing) (recto); Sketch of a Leg (verso)

Group of Six Reclining Nude Women (Nymphs Bathing) (recto); Sketch of ...

This graceful composition exhibits Taddeo's characteristically fluid line, which renders the forms at once animated, convincingly three-dimensional, and elegantly ornamental. The sheet is a preliminary study fo... more

Standing Virgin with Child, Two Heads at Upper Right (recto); Sketch of Steps (verso)

Standing Virgin with Child, Two Heads at Upper Right (recto); Sketch o...

Battista Franco (Italian, Venice ca. 1510–1561 Venice)

View of Rome from the Janiculum in the South-West; verso: Sketch of buildings and plants

View of Rome from the Janiculum in the South-West; verso: Sketch of bu...

Made of three pieces of paper glued together, this exceptionally large drawing is among the most detailed early panoramas of Rome. The view is from the Janiculum Hill, in the western part of the city, on the si... more

Sketch for Wall Decoration

Sketch for Wall Decoration

Anonymous, Italian, 16th century (Italian, active Central Italy, ca. 1550–1580)

Sketch for a wall panel in the Sala Paolina at Castel Sant' Angelo, Rome

Sketch for a wall panel in the Sala Paolina at Castel Sant' Angelo, Ro...

Perino del Vaga (Pietro Buonaccorsi) (Italian, Florence 1501–1547 Rome) or Copy after

Samuel Annointing David; verso: sketch of two figures

Samuel Annointing David; verso: sketch of two figures

Karel van Mander I (Netherlandish, Meulebeke 1548–1606 Amsterdam)

Sketch for a Frieze

Sketch for a Frieze

Anonymous, Italian, 17th century

Sketch for a Wall Decoration

Sketch for a Wall Decoration

Anonymous, Italian, 17th century

Sketch for a Portrait

Sketch for a Portrait

Attributed to India

Design for a sepulchral monument with Mary Magdalen and Saint Jerome; verso: Sketch (counterproof) and writing exercises

Design for a sepulchral monument with Mary Magdalen and Saint Jerome; ...

Pieter Verbruggen the Younger (Flemish, Antwerp 1648–1691 Antwerp)

Design for a sepulchral monument with an allegory of Time; verso: Architectural sketch and fragment of a letter

Design for a sepulchral monument with an allegory of Time; verso: Arch...

Pieter Verbruggen the Younger (Flemish, Antwerp 1648–1691 Antwerp)

An Audience (recto); Sketch of a nude woman (verso)

An Audience (recto); Sketch of a nude woman (verso)

Anonymous, Italian, Roman-Bolognese, 17th century

Sketch for Adoration of the Kings

Sketch for Adoration of the Kings

Anonymous, French, 17th century

Saint Benedict Receiving a Warrior (recto); Sketch of Crowded Narrative Scene (verso)

Saint Benedict Receiving a Warrior (recto); Sketch of Crowded Narrativ...

Anonymous, Italian, Roman-Bolognese, 17th century

A View of Brussels from the South, with the Halle Gate at Center; verso: Landscape Sketch

A View of Brussels from the South, with the Halle Gate at Center; vers...

Daniël Schellinks (Dutch, Amsterdam 1627–1701 Amsterdam)

Framed Sketch for a Man, a Dog and a Tree

Framed Sketch for a Man, a Dog and a Tree

Pier Francesco Mola (Italian, Coldrerio 1612–1666 Rome)

Sketch for the Portrait of Tachihara Suiken

Sketch for the Portrait of Tachihara Suiken

Tachihara Suiken was the father of a close friend of Kazan's. The completed work is now lost, but several surviving sketches reveal that the artist rejected the concealment of physical defects in favor of a sym... more

Study for a Prometheus Bound (recto); slight sketch of head and shoulders of man in lead pencil (verso)

Study for a Prometheus Bound (recto); slight sketch of head and should...

Salvator Rosa (Italian, Arenella (Naples) 1615–1673 Rome)

Landscape with Sheep and Two Figures (recto); Faint Sketch of a Figure with a Hat (verso)

Landscape with Sheep and Two Figures (recto); Faint Sketch of a Figure...

Attributed to Jacob van der Does (Dutch, Amsterdam 1623–1673 Amsterdam)

[Courtly outdoor scene, with fountain and men on horses (recto) ; faint red chalk sketch (verso)]

[Courtly outdoor scene, with fountain and men on horses (recto) ; fain...

Drawing shows mounted man pointing with sword to hunter with hounds and gun; another mounted man behind; woman and little girl standing at the right; also woman seated near fountain arranging hat of child (from... more

Christ Disputing with the Doctors; a sketch

Christ Disputing with the Doctors; a sketch

Rembrandt (Rembrandt van Rijn) (Dutch, Leiden 1606–1669 Amsterdam)

Christ Disputing with the Doctors; a sketch

Christ Disputing with the Doctors; a sketch

Rembrandt (Rembrandt van Rijn) (Dutch, Leiden 1606–1669 Amsterdam)

Sketch for a Painting of Mi Fu Inscribing a Poem on a Rock

Sketch for a Painting of Mi Fu Inscribing a Poem on a Rock

In this large vertical composition, Tan'yū depicted the famous Northern Song calligrapher Mi Fu (1051–1107) writing a poem on a rock surface at a celebrated literati party known as the Elegant Gathering at the ... more

Sketch for a Painting of Scholars at the Game of Go

Sketch for a Painting of Scholars at the Game of Go

Kano Tan'yū, the founder of the phenomenally successful Edo branch of the Kano school of painting, which continued to hold hegemony over all the artists throughout the Edo period, was in constant demand for his... more

Sketch for Title Page of the Neujahrsblatt vom Musiksaal, Zurich

Sketch for Title Page of the Neujahrsblatt vom Musiksaal, Zurich

Johannes Meyer the Younger (Swiss, Zurich 1655–1712 Zurich)

Sketch of Man in Turban

Sketch of Man in Turban

Anonymous, French, 18th century

Perspective Sketch for a Palace Interior.

Perspective Sketch for a Palace Interior.

Giuseppe Galli Bibiena (Italian, Parma 1696–1756 Berlin)

Sketch of Balcony and Pier (?) With Standing Female and a Reclining Satyr

Sketch of Balcony and Pier (?) With Standing Female and a Reclining Sa...

Anonymous, Italian, first half of the 18th century

Sketch of Two Male Figures in Classical Costume
Sketch for the Judgment of Solomon (?); verso: Dancing Mythological Figures

Sketch for the Judgment of Solomon (?); verso: Dancing Mythological Fi...

Christian Gottlieb Schick (German, Stuttgart 1776–1812 Stuttgart)

Study of a Woman in Bust-Length Three-Quarter View (recto); Summary Sketch of the Same (verso).
A  Forest Edge with Peasants and a Village in the Background; verso: Landscape Sketch

A Forest Edge with Peasants and a Village in the Background; verso: L...

Pieter Barbiers II (Dutch, Amsterdam 1749–1842 Amsterdam)

A Sketch (Portrait of George Stubbs)

A Sketch (Portrait of George Stubbs)

James Bretherton (British, active 1750–99)

Sketch of a Horse

Sketch of a Horse

This formal and idealized representation of a horse is typical of Pahari workshops and readily distinguished from the more naturalistic and animated renderings seen in the Rajput painting tradition.

Architectural Drawing (recto); Sketch of a Figure (verso)

Architectural Drawing (recto); Sketch of a Figure (verso)

Anonymous, Italian, first half of the 18th century

Partial View of the Colosseum; verso: Sketch of the Temple of Minerva Medicea

Partial View of the Colosseum; verso: Sketch of the Temple of Minerva ...

Johann Christian Klengel (German, Dresden 1751–1824 Dresden)

Sketch of Fountain

Sketch of Fountain

Anonymous, French, 18th century

Marcolfa Discovers BertoldinoTrying to Hatch Eggs (recto); Sketch of Bertoldino (verso)

Marcolfa Discovers BertoldinoTrying to Hatch Eggs (recto); Sketch of B...

Giuseppe Maria Crespi (Italian, Bologna 1665–1747 Bologna)

The Family of Darius before Alexander (recto); Sketch of a Horse-Drawn Cart, and Studies of Male Heads and an Infant (verso)

The Family of Darius before Alexander (recto); Sketch of a Horse-Drawn...

Gaspare Diziani (Italian, Belluno 1689–1767 Venice)

Two Angels Flying; verso: God the Father Seated in the Clouds and a Sketch of a Figure Flying

Two Angels Flying; verso: God the Father Seated in the Clouds and a Sk...

Cosmas Damian Asam (German, Benediktbeuern 1686–1739 Munich)

Saint Januarius Saving Naples from an Eruption of Mt. Vesuvius. Verso: Small sketch of similar scene.

Saint Januarius Saving Naples from an Eruption of Mt. Vesuvius. Verso:...

Anton Domenico Gabbiani (Italian, Florence 1652–1726 Florence)

Design for the Corner of a Decoration (recto); Sketch of Monumental Building with Four Temple-Front Entrances (verso)

Design for the Corner of a Decoration (recto); Sketch of Monumental Bu...

Jacques de Lajoüe (French, Paris 1686–1761 Paris)

Design for an Overdoor Decoration with Variant (recto); Sketch of a Marbled Wall (verso)
Classical Landscape with Temples (recto); Indecipherable sketch, possibly of a seated figure (verso)

Classical Landscape with Temples (recto); Indecipherable sketch, possi...

Style of Robert Adam (British, Kirkcaldy, Scotland 1728–1792 London)

Sketch Book Containing 182 drawings on 91 leaves. One of a series used by the artist on his Italian trip, 1750–52; Sketches made in Milan, Turin, Florence, and Rome.

Sketch Book Containing 182 drawings on 91 leaves. One of a series used...

Sir Joshua Reynolds (British, Plympton 1723–1792 London)

Diana (leaf in Italian Sketch Book, 1750–52)

Diana (leaf in Italian Sketch Book, 1750–52)

Sir Joshua Reynolds (British, Plympton 1723–1792 London)

Design for a Vase (recto); Sketch of Small Vase (verso)

Design for a Vase (recto); Sketch of Small Vase (verso)

Jacques François Joseph Saly (French, Valenciennes 1717–1776 Paris)

Landscape with cattle and figures; sketch for the Rustic Courtship

Landscape with cattle and figures; sketch for the Rustic Courtship

Gainsborough Dupont (British, Sudbury, Suffolk 1754–1797 London)

Sketch of Triumphal Arch (recto); Alternate Study for Triumphal Arch (verso)
Sketch for the statue ordered to be erected to the memory of the late Wm. Beckford Esqr. by the Court of Common Council

Sketch for the statue ordered to be erected to the memory of the late ...

Print shows William Beckford stands full-length, with his back to a wall of windows, treading on the male figure of tyranny bound with chains at his feet, with his right hand on the shoulder of Britannia in a c... more

A Woman at her Toilet with a Maid, a Boy, a Dog and a Young Soldier; verso: A Sketch for a Similar Composition

A Woman at her Toilet with a Maid, a Boy, a Dog and a Young Soldier; v...

Johann Eleazar Zeissig, called Schenau (German, Grossschönau (Gross-Schönau) 1737–1806 Dresden)