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Primarily black and grey ink painting. Signature stamp in the lower right side of the image. Background contains mountains and a river runs from them down to the base of the image. A small hut or structure is shown next to the cliff and some trees on the left side. A figure of a person stands near the river at the base of the image.
Ōhara Tonshū (Donshū)
Mountain Hut among Pines
1831 – 1844
Museum purchase made possible by a gift from Helmut Stern
&quot;The&nbsp;composition&nbsp;is&nbsp;classic&nbsp;for&nbsp;Chikuto&nbsp;with&nbsp;a&nbsp;central&nbsp;foreground&nbsp;grouping&nbsp;of&nbsp;trees, a&nbsp;low&nbsp;middle&nbsp;ground&nbsp;area, and&nbsp;a steeply&nbsp;rising&nbsp;series&nbsp;of&nbsp;hills.&nbsp;The&nbsp;large&nbsp;trees&nbsp;have&nbsp;curving trunks&nbsp;outlined&nbsp;by&nbsp;sinuous&nbsp;dry&nbsp;brushwork&nbsp;that&nbsp;is&nbsp;a&nbsp;Chikuto trademark.&nbsp;The&nbsp;varied&nbsp;brushwork&nbsp;in&nbsp;the&nbsp;foliage&nbsp;suggests&nbsp;a wide&nbsp;variety&nbsp;of&nbsp;plants.&nbsp;The&nbsp;soft&nbsp;pastel&nbsp;tints&nbsp;are characteristic&nbsp;of&nbsp;Chikuto&#39;s, reserved&nbsp;palette.&quot;<br />
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<b id="docs-internal-guid-6eefd8f4-7fff-20d5-0596-42dde0727b25">Adams, Celeste, and Paul Berry. <em>Heart, Mountains, and Human Ways: Japanese Landscape and Figure Painting: a Loan Exhibition from the University of Michigan Museum of Art.</em> Museum of Fine Arts, 1983.</b>&nbsp;
Nakabayashi Chikutō
Mountain Landscape in Summer
1800 – 1849
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
A group of figures stand on the bow of a boat at the left. Behind and to the left are buildings and steps leading up to a quay with people gathered along the railings. Behind the figures and to the right are the numerous masts of ships lined side by side, all containing figures while in the distance beyond are the arches of a bridge.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (North American))
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
This image depicts a scenic view of three bridges spanning a river that runs through the medieval city of Florence.
Giacomo Brogi (Italian (culture or style))
Firenze, Veduta dei Ponti
1875 – 1890
Gift of Howard and Margaret Bond
An under the bridge view of concrete posts and water.
Louis Stettner
The Seine, France (Bridges)
1993 – 1994
Gift of Will and Joanne Potter
An under archway view of a river and connecting bridge. The image is on an angle and foggy.
Louis Stettner
Paris (Bridge across Waterway)
Gift of Will and Joanne Potter
A river cuts through the middle of the composition, leading under a bridge in the background to the rising skyline of a city, with a church spire rising most prominently. In the left foreground, two men prepare to fish; in the right foreground, several boats are about to collide.
Joseph Mallord William Turner (British (modern))
Bedford, Bedfordshire
1829 – 1830
A bridge with three arches extends from the left edge towards the right near the center of the image. There are trees behind it and different types of trees cut the right edge of the bridge off from view. Squiggly lines indicate a hill or water along the bottom half.
Camille Pissarro
Gift of the Lannan Foundation in Honor of the Pelham Family
A mountain valley in the sunlight, with a stone bridge and an old stone structure to the left.
Ilse Bing (American (North American))
Creek Valley
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
In this print, a woman stands holding a fan up to her shoulder.  She wears an orange robe with large white flower outlines and green borders.  Flowers decorate her hair.  In the background a bridge and the tops of ships are visible.<br />
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Inscriptions: Artist’s signature: Toyokuni ga; Censor’s seal: kiwame; Ohatsu, Iwai Shijaku; Michiyuki ōatari ōatari
Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese (culture or style))
Iwai Shijaku [I] as Ohatsu in the michiyuki (journey) scene from Sonezaki Shinju (Double Suicide at Sonezaki): ôatari, ôtari [bit hit!]
1822 – 1825
Gift of Dr. James Hayes
Starting at the top of the painting, there are mountains, some parts hidden behind mist. Going further down, there are many trees that lead to the edge of a river. Over one part of the river id a bridge. In the upper right corner of the painting, there is an inscription and two seals. The painting has a gold border.
Aoki Shukuya (Japanese (culture or style))
1760 – 1802
Gift of Mr. Harry Packard
This is a vertical format painting surrounded by green and gold fabric. It is painted in tones of black with some areas of pink and blue color. It depicts a landscape scene with a cluster of small houses nestled in a craggy mountainous area. There is a river that runs through the landscape with two figures crossing a small footbridge. Other figures are shown in the open area of the village. The trees and vegetation are painted with short abbreviated brushstriokes.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Mist Clearing Over a Mountain Village, formerly attributed to Hasegawa Nobuharu (Shinshun; later, Tôhaku)
1567 – 1632
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund