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Abstract drawing of an object with black lines and sections of blue and red. There are also some crosshatching in charcoal as well as in the red and blue watercolor. Dated in pencil (l.l) "1907".
Mikhail Larionov (Russian (culture or style))
Gift of Gilbert M. Frimet

Filippo Juvarra
A Large Sculptured Vase and Six Others
1704 – 1713
Museum Purchase
This print shows a standing female figure posed in profile. She is standing with one foot slightly forward, holding an open book. Her face is turned downward toward the book. She has a long skirt, bare feet, a draped cloak around her torso and a bonnet with a tie at the back.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (North American))
The Novel--Girl Reading
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
Loosely drawn figure studies principally seen from below and scattered across the sheet. Most of the figures are seated or stretching upwards away from the viewer. Drawing indicates a varied degree of finish; some figures seem to have been fairly carefully drawn with proper foreshortening of the figures while others are more summarily described.
Palma il Giovane
Study for the Assumption of the Virgin
1544 – 1582
Gift through the Estate of Edward Sonnenschein
This study for an abstract but figural sculpture shows a creature on the left of the print with four legs and a large crescent shape body leaning in from the left to the center of the print. From the middle of the crescent emerges a tongue-like crescent in gold. 
Theodore Roszak
Study for Sculpture: Sea Sentinel
Gift of Jean Paul Slusser

Giuseppe Barberi
Designs for Coffee Pots
late 1740s - late 1800s
Museum Purchase

Giuseppe Bison
Three Urns Decorated with Mascarons and Garlands
1805 – 1831
Museum Purchase
This drawing shows the head of a man. Sketched lines with shading around cheeks and eyes, which are closed, create the visage.  A faintly visible hat is sketched on the head. The drawing is signed (u.r.) "Anton Refregier." It may also say "San Francisco" although the handwriting is not clear.
Anton Refregier (American (North American))
Study of a Man's Head for "History of California"
1936 – 1948
A tall, black and red rectangular structures extending upward on the left side of the paper on a white background. The piece is on a sheet of paper from a spiral binder with the cut edges of the paper still attached. 
Gordon Newton (American (North American))
Study for The Old Chimney
2014 – 2015
Gift of the Estate of Gordon Newton
Train tracks curve from bottom center upward through center and off to the left; steaming locomotive pulling three freight cars past three storage sheds located in center of track loop. The background shows 3 mountain peaks, echoed in three clouds overhead. In the foreground, bottom corners are trees or other dense foliage. Artist's sketch from life; Kirchner developed a rapid, stroke-oriented (as opposed to detail-oriented) sketch style when out in the world.
Ernst Kirchner
Curved Railroad Tracks, Taunus (Bahnkurve Taunus), study for 1916 lithograph Landscape in Taunus (Landschaft im Taunus)
Gift of the Ernst Pulgram and Frances McSparran Collection
Study for a portrait of the Vogels, with Herbert in the foreground and Dorothy visible behind him to the left. Line drawing in pencil with erasure marks. The portrait is sketched out in a square drawn on the sheet, and signed in the lower right corner. Notes to himself include: “Dot & Herb position?” (lower left corner), “proportion & lining up of the chins, eyes” (upper right corner).
Will Barnet
Study for the Collectors
The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States, a joint initiative of the Trustees of the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection and the Nation Gallery of Art, with generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Institute for Museum and Library Services