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This painting depicts two buildings to the left and a tree on the right separated by a trail or road. As the trail curves away from view, there is a big dropoff. The two buildings overlook the dropoff toward a background comprised of blue soft looking mountains that have small brushstrokes to give the effect of trees. The people in the closer building appear to be looking out into the scenery. The buildings are painted in variations of brown pigment while the trees and grass are colored in light and dark greens. To the bottom left is the artist's signature. 
Kubota Kinsen
Enjoying the Scenery from a Mountaintop Tea House, from a collaborative album of 11Sketches
1918 – 1928
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. J. Robert Willson
This black and white woodcut shows a river running horizontally across it, whose banks are made of dark wavy lines. Between the banks is a crowd of naked people, drawn in simple outlines. In the background are several trees, as well as a building, perhaps a church with an onion dome.
Wassily Kandinsky (Russian (culture or style))
Museum Purchase
This work is a double-sided page from a bound album. The painting, depicting a Hindu ascetic walking with his dog in a pastoral landscape, has been placed in a border, decorated with a floral scroll painted in gold on a blue or pale orange ground; a similar border surrounds a calligraphy panel on the reverse side.  The border and the calligraphy panel are both somewhat later in date than the painting itself.<br />The painting of the ascetic and his dog is pasted onto an album page.  It is surrounded by a series of gold floral borders alternating blue and saffron-colored backgrounds.  Wearing a brown poncho-like garment and carrying a fan in his right hand and a bag of his belongings, the lead attached to his white dog, and some tools in his left, he strides through the landscape.  He wears sandals and has long brown matted locks of hair and a graying beard.  The landscape consists of intersecting rounded forms in shades of green and yellow, surmounted by trees along the top and with a larger blue-foliaged tre
Indian;Mughal (Indian (South Asian))
A wandering Shaivite ascetic with his dog
1567 – 1632
Museum purchase, Acquisition Fund
A group of fishermen and families sit in reeds, resting, playing, drinking, eating, and chatting. Birds fly in the backgrounf, and the reeds bend under the wind. At top center is calligraphic text.
Qian Gong
The Happy Life of Fishermen
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
Multi-colored ink on paper. Prominent reds, yellows and blues. Six figures, three smaller (clothed), three larger (nude or semi-nude). Scene of worship.
Artist Unknown, India, Rajasthan, Sirohi School
Digambara Jain manuscript page: Jina and devotees
18th century
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel.
Multi-colored ink on paper. Reds and golds make up the primary focus colors and are accented by dark blues. Features five figures, two larger figures on the top half of the page and three smaller figures on the bottom. Scene of worship.
Artist Unknown, India, Rajasthan, Sirohi School
Digambara Jain manuscript page: Jina and devotees
18th century
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel.
Three pages of text.
Francis Frith (British (modern))
Title page and Introduction text, from "Egypt and Palestine Photographed and Described by Francis Frith," Vol. I
Gift of Howard and Margaret Bond
An album of 28 pages. Cover is brown with a faded image at the center, possibly of leaves on an off-white background. The inside of the album primarily contains hand-written text, though some of the text has faded images in the background, and some of the pages are completely images. The first page depicts a seated man in formal attire. and across from him is a seperate painting of a landscape with green mountains. Other images contained within are of various topics with various colors and styles.
Sakai Hōitsu
Album of Letters and Sketches, with Poet Portrait as frontispiece (28 pages)
1800 – 1828
Museum Purchase
In two vertical rows at the center of the lithograph, there are eight reclining abstract figures. Each pair is colored the same but the designs for each reclining figure are distinct: colors from top to bottom are purple, brown, orange, blue. There is an allover wash of grey in the background and then darker marks and crosshatching around the figures to suggest shadow. The artist's signature and the date is in the stone (l.r. reversed) "Moore / 67.". The artist's signature, date and number is also in pencil "Moore / 67." (l.r.) and "29/50" (l.c.).
Henry Moore (British (modern))
Eight Reclining Figures I
Gift of Dr. Seymour and Barbara K. Adelson