12 UMMA Objects
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David Vestal
Bethlehem, CT
Gift from the Collection of David S. Rosen MD, MPH
A dark pen drawing with white highlights on a white colored background. It shows a nude female figure seated on a swing. The setting is a wooded area with vegetation and leaves depicted with multiple short strokes that cover the entire area around the figure. The woman is posed facing the viewer with her legs intertwined and her arms above her head, grasping th ropes of the swing. She is gazing out to the left, beyond the viewer and has a joyful expression on her face.
Henri Fantin-Latour
Sara la Baigneuse
Museum Purchase
The majority of this print is solid black but on the right, there is a sliver of bright pink in the shape of a triangle. The print is signed and editioned in pencil (l.r.) "Patrick Caulfield AP".
Patrick Caulfield (British (modern))
Curtains drawn back from balconies of shores
Gift of Jack A. and Noreen Rounick
A color woodblock print of a young woman hanging a paper with poem on a cherry tree. The woman is in a kimono with intricate design of cherry blossom, hemp leaves, birds and swirls, pine trees and diamond patterns. She also wears broad obi (sash) in checkerboard patterns, which is bow- tied on her back. There is also a white sash underneath the obi, which supports her long kimono. Her hair is tied on the back and adorn with tortoise-shell comb and pin. The cherry tree is in full bloom; there is a curtain with a family crest behind the woman and the tree; a certain kind of platform with swirling vine pattern is peaking below the curtain. The overall color scheme is in yellow, orange, black and white (the color of the paper). There are artist’s signature and two seals on the right bottom corner, and smaller seal on the left bottom corner.
Ishikawa Toyonobu
Hanging a Poem on a Cherry Tree
1746 – 1749
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
This work shows an exterior view of a window; inside the window are flowers and a poster portraying a portrait of a man.
Walker Evans (American (North American))
Flowers and Poster of Herbert Hoover in House Window, Wellfleet, Massachusetts
Gift of Maxine and Lawrence K. Snider
This photograph depicts a window of a house with the photographer’s reflection cast in it. Also visible in the reflection are the white picket fence and trees behind the photographer, as well as objects inside the interior of the house.
Wynn Bullock (American (North American))
Gift of The 831 Photographic Gallery
Play of light and shadows on a curtained window, window sill, and interior wall.
Minor White (American (North American))
Windowsill Daydreaming
Museum Purchase
View of a modest bedroom in a boarding house, furnished with a simple single bed and a chest of drawers.
Walker Evans (American (North American))
Hudson Street Boarding House, Detail, New York
1926 – 1936
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Lunn, Jr., in Honor of the Centennial of The Michigan Daily

Grace Hartigan
Fells Point Florist
Bequest of Gertrude Kasle
In this print, a woman hikes up her robes while carrying a box in one hand and a rolled up mat under her arm.  She looks back over her shoulder.  A cloth hanging in the background behind her fades from red into blue, and its bottom rests on a red floor.  The cloth is decorated with white Chinese characters on the left and a geometric shape on the right.  There is black calligraphy above the woman's left shoulder.<br /><br />
Inscription: Mizuchaya oden Iwai Tojaku (Title); Yamaguchi Tōbei (Publisher's seal); Kiwame (Censor's seal); Kunisada ga (Artist's signature)
Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese (culture or style))
Tribute Fans of the Energetic Genji: Iwai Tojaku (Iwai Hanshirō V) as the Tea Shop Proprietress Mizuchaya Oben
Gift of Dr. James Hayes
This is a photograph of a young girl silhouetted in front of a bright window with her arms raised above her head. Her left arm rests on her head, while she clasps her wrist with her right hand.
Rita Bernstein
Joanna, Age 15
Gift from the Collection of David S. Rosen MD, MPH
A woodblock print depicting a post town in the Edo period of Japan. There is a wooden structure to the left. It looks like a store, with a list of products hanging on the frame of the door. White flags with a blue circular design hang from the roof to the left and to right near a grouping of trees. Two groups of five men are in front of the structure, five to the left, five towards the center of the image.  A thin vertical stick structure is right of center in the foreground.
Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese (culture or style))
The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido (Hoeido Edition): #48 Seki
1831 – 1834
Gift of Sharlynn and Andrew Circo, in memory of Sotokichi Katsuizumi