Pencil or stick of coloured chalk or wax used for drawing. The word originated from the seventeenth century French word 'craie'; for chalk. It is now more associated with sticks of dry, powdered colour with a wax binder which give an effect like pastel but greasier.
by Francesco Bartolozzi, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
after Unknown artist
by Sir Robert Ponsonby Staples, Bt
by E.Q. Nicholson
Sir Charles Clore
by Graham Sutherland
by Bryan Organ
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