Michelangelo Buonarroti, Study for the Porta Pia, 1561. Chalk and ink on paper, 44.2 x 28.1 cm. Casa Buonarroti, Florence.
Mikhail Vrubel, The Artist’s Left Hand, 1882-83. Black chalk and charcoal on paper, 18.6 x 26.8 cm. The Russian Museum, Saint Petersburg. 
Luca Signorelli (c. 1441-1523), Nude Man From Rear. Black chalk, 41 x 25 cm (16 1/8 x 9 7/8 in). Louvre, Paris.
Raphael Sanzio (1483-1520), A Combat of Nude Men. Red chalk over stylus work, 37.9 x 28.1 cm (14 15/16 x 11 in). Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.
Tintoretto (Jacopo Robusti) (1512-1594), Draped Standing Figure. Black chalk, 33.4 x 18 cm (13 1/8 x 7 1/16 in). Uffizi, Florence.
Jacopo Pontormo, Study of Angel for the Annunciation, c. 1527-1528. Black chalk and yellowish brown wash over traces of red chalk, heightened with traces of white, on paper, 15 3/8 x 8 1/2 in. Uffizi, Florence, Italy.
Jacopo Pontormo (1494–1557), Two Standing Women. Light and dark red chalk.
Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641), Studies of a Woman Sleeping. Black chalk heightened with white, retouched with red chalk, 31.0 c 37.8 cm (12 1/4 x 14 7/8 in).
Matthias Grünewald, Unfinished Study, c. 1520. Black chalk, gray watercolour on paper, 36.1 x 21.5 cm. Staatliche Museen, Berlin.
Vincent van Gogh, Sketch of a Knee, 1886. Chalk on paper. Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam.