Italian Drawings (click images for more information)

Jacopo Tintoretto (1518–94)
Study of a Male Figure Bending Forward
c. 1575–85
Black chalk, and traces of white chalk, on blue paper
Samuel Courtauld Trust: Princes Gate Bequest, 1978

Guercino (1591–1666)
A Child Seen from Behind, Standing Between His Mother's Knees
c. 1625
Red chalk with stumping
11.9 x 80.3 inches
Samuel Courtauld Trust: Witt Bequest, 1952

Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1589–1680)
The Louvre, East Façade (study for the First Project)
1664
Pen and brown ink
Samuel Courtauld Trust: Blunt Bequest, 1984

Giovanni Battista Piazzetta (1683–1754)
The Head of a Boy and of an Old Man
c. 1739–40
Black chalk heightened with white chalk, on gray paper
Samuel Courtauld Trust: Witt Bequest, 1952

Canaletto (1697–1768)
A View from Somerset Gardens Looking towards London Bridge
c. 1746–55
Pen, brown ink, and gray wash
Samuel Courtauld Trust: Princes Gate Bequest, 1978

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (1696–1770)
The Holy Family with Saint Joseph Reading
c. 1757
Pen, brown ink, and gray brown wash
Samuel Courtauld Trust: Princes Gate Bequest, 1978

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