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Maurice Brazil Prendergast, Festa del Redentore, detail, ca. 1899, watercolor and pencil on paper, Gift of Mrs. Charles Prendergast, 91.18.5, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts

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Leon Battista Alberti (European; Italian; 1404-1472), Palazzo Rucellai, exterior, entrance facade, detail, 1446-1451, Florence, Italy. Hand-colored lantern slide preservation project. Visual Resources Center, Art Department, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts.

Attributed to the Kleophrades Painter, painter (Greek (Attic), active 505 – 475 B.C.), Attic Red-Figure Kalpis, detail, about 490 B.C., Terracotta, Object: H: 40.6 cm (16 in.), The J. Paul Getty Museum, Villa Collection, Malibu, California. Digital image courtesy of the Getty’s Open Content Program.

Leonardo da Vinci, Italian, 1452 – 1519, Ginevra de’ Benci [obverse], detail, ca. 1474/1478, oil on panel, overall (original panel only): 38.1 x 37 cm (15 x 14 9/16 in.) overall (thickness of original panel): 1.1 cm (7/16 in.) overall (with addition at bottom edge): 42.7 x 37 cm (16 13/16 x 14 9/16 in.) overall (thickness of addition at bottom edge): 1.9 cm (3/4 in.) framed: 59.7 x 57.8 x 3.8 cm (23 1/2 x 22 3/4 x 1 1/2 in.)
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Fund. 1967.6.1.a. Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington.

Edouard Manet, French, 1832 – 1883, Masked Ball at the Opera, detail, 1873, oil on canvas, overall: 59.1 x 72.5 cm (23 1/4 x 28 9/16 in.) framed: 80 x 94 cm (31 1/2 x 37 in.) Gift of Mrs. Horace Havemeyer in memory of her mother-in-law, Louisine W. Havemeyer. 1982.75.1. Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington.

Master of Edward IV, illuminator (Flemish, active about 1470 – 1490), A Festive Procession in Santiago de Compostela, detail, about 1480 – 1483, Tempera colors, gold leaf, gold paint, and ink on parchment, Leaf: 48 x 35 cm (18 7/8 x 13 3/4 in.) Justification: 29 x 19.3 cm (11 7/16 x 7 5/8 in.), The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Ms. Ludwig XIII 7, fol. 122. Digital image courtesy of the Getty’s Open Content Program.

Rembrandt van Rijn, Dutch, 1606 – 1669, The Mill, detail, 1645/1648, oil on canvas, overall: 87.6 x 105.6 cm (34 1/2 x 41 9/16 in.) framed: 121 x 138.4 cm (47 5/8 x 54 1/2 in.), Widener Collection, 1942.9.62. Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington.