French Drawings

  • Etienne AUBRY

    The Offending Son (Le fils fautif)



  • Léon BENIGNI

    Design for the Cover of Femina magazine

  • Antoine BÉRANGER

    Children Playing a Game

  • Pancrace BESSA

    Two Peaches

  • Pancrace BESSA

    Two Apricots on a Branch

  • Jean-Jacques de BOISSIEU

    A Ruined Farmhouse

  • François-Auguste BONHEUR

    Mountain Landscape in the Auvergne

  • Pierre BONNARD

    View of the Town and Bay of Saint-Tropez

  • François BOUCHER

    Aurora and Cephalus

  • François BOUCHER

    Neptune Rescuing Amymone

  • Eugène BOUDIN

    Study of a Seated Woman and Man on a Beach


    A Horse and Carriage


    An Elegantly Dressed Standing Woman Observed by Two Men in a Carriage


    Three Men Drinking


    A Recumbent Woman and a Standing Man

  • Louis-Maurice BOUTET DE MONVEL

    Design for the Poster for the 19th Annual Exhibition of the Société des Aquarellistes Français, Paris, 1897


    A Family Looking at a Painting, with the Artist

  • Rodolphe BRESDIN

    Landscape with Fishermen

  • Pierre-Nicolas BRISSET

    The Head of a Choirboy


    Design for a Stage Set: America

  • Gilles-Paul CAUVET

    Design for a Decorative Panel with a Cherub Seated on a Globe

  • Gilles-Paul CAUVET

    Design for a Decorative Panel with Two Sirens Holding a Vase Embellished with Dolphins and other Decorative Motifs

  • Claude-Louis CHATELET

    Landscape with an Alpine Waterfall

  • Claude-Louis CHATELET

    Mountain Landscape with a Waterfall

  • Louis CHERON

    Tobias and the Angel

  • Georges CLAIRIN

    The Venetian Lagoon

  • Georges CLAIRIN

    Study of Thistles

  • Charles-Nicolas COCHIN

    Design for a Fireworks Display

  • Fernand CORMON

    The Head of a Young Girl in Profile

  • Louis-Amable CRAPELET

    Sunset in Egypt, with Two Bedouin on Camels

  • Henri Edmond CROSS

    Studies of Waves

  • Henri Edmond CROSS

    A Design for a Dish

  • Emile DE SPECHT

    A Presumed Portrait of Edgar Degas

  • Edgar DEGAS

    Coastal Landscape at Sunset, with a View of Cabourg (Paysage, soleil couchant)


    Studies of an Eagle


    Studies of the Wings of an Eagle

  • Baron Dominique-Vivant DENON

    A Seated Woman Wearing a Feathered Hat

  • André DERAIN

    Standing Female Nude

  • Aignan-Thomas DESFRICHES

    A View of the Pont-Royal in Orléans, with the Construction of a Pier in the Foreground

  • Jean-Baptiste DESHAYS

    The Raising of Lazarus

  • Louis-Jean DESPREZ

    The Temple of Segesta in Sicily


    Design for a Trophy: Les Arms Ottomans


    Design for a Trophy: La Marine

  • Jean DUPAS

    Study for The Chariot of Poseidon Mural for the S.S. Normandie

  • Jean Honoré FRAGONARD

    A Statue in a Garden

  • Alexandre-Evariste FRAGONARD

    A Centurion Begging for Protection from Marc Antony during a Seditious Revolt

  • Alexandre Thomas FRANCIA

    A Still Life of Letters, Cards, an Envelope, a Pencil, a Match and a Cigar Stub

  • 19th Century FRENCH SCHOOL

    The Head of a Young Boy Wearing a Cap

  • 19th Century FRENCH SCHOOL

    An Artist Seated at an Easel

  • 19th Century FRENCH SCHOOL

    The Church of the Invalides, Paris

  • Pierre Victor GALLAND

    Study for L'Astuce, a Decorative Panel for the Hôtel Cail, Paris

  • Paul GAUGUIN

    The Head of a Breton Woman

  • Ingrid GERHARDT

    A Study of Foliage with White Berries

  • Ingrid GERHARDT

    Landscape with a Bridge over a Stream

  • Théodore GERICAULT

    Study of a Lion at Rest

  • Gaspard GOBAUT

    Landscape with a Mill


    A Frog in an Overcoat, Holding a Top Hat and Cane

  • François-Marius GRANET

    A Monk in the Doorway of a Monastery Corridor

  • François-Marius GRANET

    A Chapel with a Seated Cardinal and Two Priests

  • René GRUAU


  • René GRUAU

    Woman in a White Dress: Design for the Cover of International Textiles Magazine (August 1985)

  • René GRUAU

    Woman with a Long Head Scarf: Design for the Cover of International Textiles Magazine (July 1971)

  • René GRUAU

    The Yellow Ribbon

  • René GRUAU

    Design for the Cover of Sir Magazine (No.4, 1964)

  • René GRUAU

    A Woman in a Union Jack Dress, Holding a Rose: Design for the Cover of International Textiles Magazine (February 1973)

  • Théodore GUDIN


  • Henri Joseph HARPIGNIES

    A Circular Landscape, Surrounded by Oriental Lanterns and Motifs

  • Louis Welden HAWKINS

    Le Petit Vent du Nord

  • Louis HAYET

    A Tugboat on the Quai Bucherelle, Pontoise

  • Louis HAYET

    Gas Lamps, Paris

  • Ferdinand HEILBUTH

    An Elegant Woman Seated by a River

  • Marcel-Jacques HEMJIC

    An Elegant Woman and Child in a Snowfall

  • Jean-Baptiste HUET

    Winter Landscape with Two Children

  • Paul HUET

    The ‘Song of the Sea’ Cliffs at Nanjizal Cove, Land’s End, Cornwall

  • Victor HUGO

    Seascape with Ships in Fog

  • Jean-Auguste-Dominique INGRES

    The Gatteaux Family

  • Georges LACOMBE

    Portrait of Mme. Gabrielle Wenger at Camaret-sur-Mer [recto]; Portrait of the Seaman Piriou [verso]

  • André-Jean LE BRUN

    An Allegory of the Arts Vanquishing Time, Surmounted by a Medallion Portrait of King Stanislaw August of Poland as Patron of the Arts

  • Jean-Baptiste LE PRINCE

    A Russian Peasant Family in an Interior

  • Henri LE SIDANER

    A Fountain in a Village Square

  • Karl-Ernest-Rudolph-Heinrich Salem LEHMANN

    Study of a Standing Draped Man

  • Léon Augustin LHERMITTE

    Ploughing (Le Labourage)

  • Andre LHOTE

    View of Collioure, Pyrénées

  • Timoleon-Marie LOBRICHON

    Two Children Waking their Mother from Sleep

  • Luigi LOIR

    The Grand Palais, Paris

  • Gustave LOISEAU

    Still Life with a Dish of Fried Eggs

  • Philippe-Jacques de LOUTHERBOURG

    Pastoral Scene with a Shepherd and Shepherdess

  • André Edouard MARTY

    The Evening Star: A Couple Walking in a Moonlit Winter Landscape

  • André Edouard MARTY

    A Woman and Child Seated in a Tropical Landscape

  • Maxime MAUFRA

    Coastal Landscape in Brittany

  • Jean-Adrien MERCIER

    Two Women in a Cemetery in Rabat, Morocco

  • Jean-François MILLET

    A Reclining Nymph in a Wooded Landscape

  • Jean-François MILLET

    The Return from the Fields (The Evening Star)


    A Young Moroccan Girl

  • Charles MOZIN

    A Coastal Cliff in Normandy

  • Victor-Jean NICOLLE

    The Portico of the Pantheon, Rome

  • Jean-Baptiste OUDRY

    Belphegor, A Tale by Machiavelli: Matheo Before the King of Naples

  • Jean-Baptiste OUDRY

    Belphegor, A Tale by Machiavelli: Roderic and Matheo

  • Jean-Baptiste OUDRY

    Belphegor, A Tale by Machiavelli: Roderic and Honnesta

  • Jean-Baptiste OUDRY

    The Annunciation

  • Pierre-Justin OUVRIÉ

    A View of the Saint-Louis Hospital from the Canal Saint Martin, Paris

  • Jean-Baptiste PATER

    A Reclining Man, Seen from Behind

  • Hippolyte PETITJEAN

    The Wave

  • Pablo PICASSO

    The Artist and his Model (Le peintre et son modèle)

  • Jean-Baptiste Marie PIERRE

    The Head of a Female Figure Wearing a Helmet

  • Jean-Baptiste PILLEMENT

    Pastoral Landscape with Herdsmen and Cattle

  • Jean-Baptiste PILLEMENT

    Pastoral Landscape with Peasants and Sheep

  • Jean-Baptiste PILLEMENT

    River Landscape with a Ruined Tower

  • François-Auguste RAVIER

    Landscape with Part of the Aurelian Walls of Rome

  • Odilon REDON

    The Head of a Young Woman Looking Down (Tête de Femme Penchée)

  • Hubert ROBERT

    Laundresses at a Fountain: Design for a Frontispiece

  • Odilon ROCHE

    Study of a Standing Draped Woman, Seen from Behind

  • Gabriel-Jacques De SAINT-AUBIN

    Sheet of Studies of Several Women, One Nursing a Baby, with an Artist Drawing [recto], Three Women in a Landscape [verso]

  • Gabriel-Jacques De SAINT-AUBIN

    Figures at a Picnic by a Farm

  • Piat-Joseph SAUVAGE

    A Frieze of Putti with a Chariot

  • Claude-Emile SCHUFFENECKER

    Portrait of Amedée Schuffenecker, the Artist’s Brother

  • Louis-Auguste de SCHWITER

    View over the Roof of a House (Hampstead Heath?)

  • Henry SOMM

    Wildflowers at the Base of a Tree

  • Jacques-François-Joseph SWEBACH-DESFONTAINES

    A Horse-Drawn Carriage and its Team


    The Staircase at 54, rue de Seine, Paris

  • Jean-Baptiste TAVERNIER

    A Calligraphic Design for a Frontispiece

  • James Jacques-Joseph TISSOT

    A Seated Young Woman

  • Théodore VALERIO

    Three Studies of an Italian Peasant Woman

  • Eugène Emmanuel VIOLLET-LE-DUC

    View near Handeck, Switzerland

  • Edouard VUILLARD

    Landscape with a Little Girl, a Dog and a Goat: Study for a Decorative Panel

  • Jean-Antoine WATTEAU

    Studies of a Woman Spurning a Man’s Advances and a Woman Leaning Back