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Famous people sketched

By Dalí, Salvador - Giacomo Casanova and a mistress

By Dalí, Salvador – Giacomo Casanova and a mistress

By Musset, Alfred de - Portrait of George Sand (real name, Amantine Aurore Lucile Dupin)

By Musset, Alfred de – Portrait of George Sand (real name, Amantine Aurore Lucile Dupin)

By Toulouse-Lautrec - The general Bonaparte

By Toulouse-Lautrec – The general Bonaparte

By Nerli, C. G. P. - Portrait of Robert Louis Stevenson

By Nerli, C. G. P. – Portrait of Robert Louis Stevenson

By Van Grevenbroeck, J. - Portrait of Marco Polo standing

By Van Grevenbroeck, J. – Portrait of Marco Polo standing

By Clarà, Josep - Isadora Duncan

By Clarà, Josep – Isadora Duncan

By Ciceri, P. L. C. - Caricature of Alexander Dumas (father)

By Ciceri, P. L. C. – Caricature of Alexander Dumas (father)

By Beardsley, Aubrey - Oscar Wilde at work

By Beardsley, Aubrey – Oscar Wilde at work

By Jordaens, Jacob - The marriage of Cleopatra and Mark Anthony

By Jordaens, Jacob – The marriage of Cleopatra and Mark Anthony

By Klinger, Max - Sketch for Nietzsche

By Klinger, Max – Sketch for Nietzsche

By Goya - The Duke of Wellington

By Goya – The Duke of Wellington

By Altman, Nathan - Portrait of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, writing

By Altman, Nathan – Portrait of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, writing

By anonymous artist of 14th century - Depiction of Genghis Khan, the mongol khan of the imperial dynasty Yuan

By anonymous artist of 14th century – Depiction of Genghis Khan, the mongol khan of the imperial dynasty Yuan

By Delacroix - Marcus Tullius Cicero. The roman philosopher, politician, lawyer, orator and consul

By Delacroix – Marcus Tullius Cicero. The roman philosopher, politician, lawyer, orator and consul

By Blake - Three poets, Dante Alighieri, Publius Papinius Statius and Virgil on a perron

By Blake – Three poets, Dante Alighieri, Publius Papinius Statius and Virgil on a perron

By Fragonard - Charlemagne king of the franks during the middle ages

By Fragonard – Charlemagne king of the franks during the middle ages

By Ingres - Labrouste, the great architect

By Ingres – Labrouste, the great architect

By Marstrand, Wilhelm Nicolai - Sketch about Søren Aabye Kierkegaard, the danish philosopher seen in profile

By Marstrand, Wilhelm Nicolai – Sketch about Søren Aabye Kierkegaard, the danish philosopher seen in profile

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Letters, diaries and manuscripts

By Matisse, Henri - Three blue flowers to decorate the sending of a letter

By Matisse, Henri – Three blue flowers to decorate the sending of a letter

By Bluemner, Oscar F. - Written notes for a landscape

By Bluemner, Oscar F. – Written notes for a landscape

By Gauguin, Paul - Red belt symbol of divinity and fire

By Gauguin, Paul – Red belt symbol of divinity and fire

By Carroll, Lewis - Long neck, on page eleven

By Carroll, Lewis – Long neck, on page eleven

By Kerouac, Jack - Preparatory sketch for the cover of his novel 'The town and the city'

By Kerouac, Jack – Preparatory sketch for the cover of his novel ‘The town and the city’

By Rubens, Peter Paul - Two studies on the costume of a maid

By Rubens, Peter Paul – Two studies on the costume of a maid

By Chasseriau, Theodore - Five women praying on the bench of a church

By Chasseriau, Theodore – Five women praying on the bench of a church

By Merson, L. O. - The painter using his stick to help signing his letter

By Merson, L. O. – The painter using his stick to help signing his letter

By Pushkin, Alexander - Draft

By Pushkin, Alexander – Draft

By Kalho, Frida - 'Diario'

By Kalho, Frida – ‘Diario’

By Goya, Francisco J. de - The sheriff sewed into a lifeless nag among the dogs

By Goya, Francisco J. de – The sheriff sewed into a lifeless nag among the dogs

By Pucelle, Jean - Two animals mixed with calligraphic text in a miniature (detail)

By Pucelle, Jean – Two animals mixed with calligraphic text in a miniature (detail)

By Blake, William - 'His knees and thighs like silver and his breast and head like gold'

By Blake, William – ‘His knees and thighs like silver and his breast and head like gold’

By Valéry, Paul - Drawing with handwritten text

By Valéry, Paul – Drawing with handwritten text

By Barlach, Ernst - Woman carrying a bundle seen from rear

By Barlach, Ernst – Woman carrying a bundle seen from rear

By Cocteau, Jean - Woman wearing underskirt

By Cocteau, Jean – Woman wearing underskirt

By Brother Rufillus - The building and depiction of the initial 'R'. 12th century

By Brother Rufillus – The building and depiction of the initial ‘R’. 12th century

By Jacob, Max - To the graphologists (beside a caricature of himself)

By Jacob, Max – To the graphologists (beside a caricature of himself)

By Anselmi (Attributed) - Annunciation after Correggio

By Anselmi (Attributed) – Annunciation after Correggio

By Tzara, Tristan - Words to Picasso

By Tzara, Tristan – Words to Picasso

By Nabokov, Vladimir - His own copy of 'Lolita'

By Nabokov, Vladimir – His own copy of ‘Lolita’

By Magritte, René - Depiction of a bridge bonded to a woman into a letter

By Magritte, René – Depiction of a bridge bonded to a woman into a letter

By Casas, Ramón - A drawing on figures of the period  in a letter

By Casas, Ramón – A drawing on figures of the period in a letter

By Newton, Isaac - Notes

By Newton, Isaac – Notes

By Wang Mian - Plum tree branches

By Wang Mian – Plum tree branches

By Moore, Henry - Studies of figures kneeling and lying

By Moore, Henry – Studies of figures kneeling and lying

By Verlaine, Paul - Handwriting and sketch in a letter to a friend

By Verlaine, Paul – Handwriting and sketch in a letter to a friend

By Michaux, Henri -  A 'narrative-excerpt'

By Michaux, Henri – A ‘narrative-excerpt’

By Alain de Lille (or Alanus ab Insulis) - 'Anticlaudianus' a treatise on moral. 12th century

By Alain de Lille (or Alanus ab Insulis) – ‘Anticlaudianus’ a treatise on moral. 12th century

By Schwimmer, Max - Sketch for a book cover

By Schwimmer, Max – Sketch for a book cover

By Da Vinci, Leonardo - Sketches about birds

By Da Vinci, Leonardo – Sketches about birds

By Schimmel, Annemarie - Face made up of letters according to the usage of persian poets

By Schimmel, Annemarie – Face made up of letters according to the usage of persian poets

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