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Donald Sultan
Fresia
1987
Gift of Herbert Barrows
2000/2.263
At the center of the lithograph, a tree's black trunk stretches from the bottom to the top of the print. The tree's abstract leaves and branches spread across the top of the print and there is ground cover across the bottom in exagerated texture. Signed (l.r.) "Moore" and numbered (l.l.) "53/150" in pencil.
Henry Moore (British (modern))
Forest
1973
Gift of Corrine Lemberg
2011/1.124

Donald Sultan
Freesia April 8, 1988
1987
Museum Purchase
1989/1.60
There are two cherry branches point downward. They start at the top and end in the middle of the painting. Twigs jut out from the branches and hold leaves with a reddish tint. There is a signature and seal in the bottom right of the painting.
Nishiyama Kan'ei
Cherry Branches
1850 – 1899
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1990/1.192
There is a single pheasant standing in the middle of the painting with its head turned around to peck at its feathers. There are a mixture of red, blue, green, and black feathers on the pheasant. Behind the pheasant is a plant growing from the ground. On the ground surrounding the pheasant and plant is grass. There are two seals, one on the left side of the painting and the other on the right side of the painting.
Nishiyama Kan'ei
Pheasant
1850 – 1899
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1990/1.196
There is a single camellia branch that points upward. It starts from the bottom of the painting and ends at the top. There are many twigs that jut branch out from the main branch that have leaves and flowers growing from them. There is a single bird sitting on the branch. There is a seal in the bottom right corner of the painting.
Nishiyama Kan'ei
Bird on Camellia Branch
1850 – 1899
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1990/1.205
There is a single camellia branch that points upward. It starts from the bottom of the painting and ends at the top. There are many twigs that jut branch out from the main branch that have leaves and flowers growing from them; the leaves have a presence in the painting because of their size and their detail. There is a single bird sitting on the branch. There is a seal and signature in the bottom left corner of the painting.
Nishiyama Kan'ei
Birds on Camellia Branch
1850 – 1899
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1990/1.207

Sylvia Plimack Mangold
The Elm Tree
1991
Gift in memory of Josephine Plumridge Mullin
1992/1.130

Charles Traub
Trees
1971 – 1980
Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Arnold M. Gilbert
1981/2.34

Ohara Shōson (Koson)
Spring rain (Egret in rain)
1930 – 1945
Gift of Professor Rose Vainstein
1982/2.25
In this idyllic scene, the goddess Parvati offers her husband Shiva a drink, as they enjoy a quiet moment together. Their children, the elephant-headed Ganesha and Skanda, play inside a tent made from the hide of an elephant demon that Shiva had slain. Both parents are clothed in animal skins, the garb of mountain-dwelling ascetics, while Shiva is further adorned with a long necklace of skulls and a snake.
Artist Unknown, India, Punjab Hills, Kangra School
Shiva and his family
1790 – 1800
Gift of Dr. Walter R. Parker
1942.4
This charming painting depicts a young courtesan out on parade, dressed in a simple but striking costume. Her black cloak (uchikake) is decorated with a discreet overall pattern of plovers, and allowed to fall open to reveal its bright red lining. She subtly advertises her occupation by tying her sash (obi) in front. The hanging scroll is bordered with gold. The is an inscription in the lower&nbsp;right corner.<br />
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Exhibited in &quot;Japanese Costumes &amp; Ceramics, Past &amp; Present,&quot; October 2001-February 2002. Maribeth Graybill, Senior Curator of Asian Art
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Courtesan Beneath a Willow Branch
1740 – 1750
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. C.D. Carter
1970/2.158
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