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This hanging scroll depicts a man walking along a mountainous path overlooking a group of buildings and distant mountains. In the foreground, the figure moves to the left, and is placed before a large tree growing out of the rocks. The middle of the painting is dominated by a diagonal line created by the roofs of various structures leading to three larger mountain peaks, indicated with light gray washes. 
Soga Shōhaku
Strolling in the Mountains
18th century
Museum Purchase
1963/1.97
&quot;On&nbsp;the&nbsp;right&nbsp;side&nbsp;is&nbsp;a&nbsp;drawing&nbsp;of&nbsp;a&nbsp;straw&nbsp;broom&nbsp;accompanied&nbsp;by&nbsp;a&nbsp;single&nbsp;line&nbsp;of&nbsp;verse that reads,<br />
Ippatsu ichiboku&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;One&nbsp;stroke, one&nbsp;line&nbsp;<br />
Soha&nbsp;zokujin&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Sweeps&nbsp;away worldly&nbsp;dust.<br />
In&nbsp;a&nbsp;Zen&nbsp;fashion&nbsp;the&nbsp;poem&nbsp;suggests&nbsp;that&nbsp;one&nbsp;line&nbsp;of&nbsp;ink&nbsp;will clear&nbsp;away&nbsp;the&nbsp;confusion&nbsp;of&nbsp;everyday&nbsp;life. The&nbsp;sweeping action&nbsp;is&nbsp;materialized&nbsp;by&nbsp;the&nbsp;sketch&nbsp;of&nbsp;the&nbsp;broom.<br />
The&nbsp;next&nbsp;poem&nbsp;plays&nbsp;upon&nbsp;the&nbsp;sweeping&nbsp;action mentioned&nbsp;above,<br />
Yukuharu&nbsp;no &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Departing&nbsp;Spring&#39;s<br />
Shiripeta&nbsp;harau&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Buttocks&nbsp;are&nbsp;brushed
Yosa Buson (Japanese (culture or style))
Broom, Poems, and Poets
18th century
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1969/2.24
Four people donning costumes and masks standing in the foreground of a large grassy field.&nbsp;
Diane Arbus (American (North American))
Untitled (4)
1970 – 1971
Museum Purchase
1978/1.174

Shao Mi
Viewing the Waterfall at Mount Kuang-lu
1620 – 1642
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1966/1.92
This photogravure is one of a series of photographs by Edward Steichen commissioned by Auguste Rodin of his statue of the French writer Honoré de Balzac. Created at 4:00 a.m., a cloaked and silhouetted figure stands in a misty landscape.
Edward Steichen (American (North American))
Balzac, Towards the Light, Midnight
1908 – 1911
Gift of Maxine and Lawrence K. Snider
2012/1.217

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Scholars under the Juniper Tree
15th century
Gift of William Muschenheim
1983/2.140
A stream enters the composition from the lower left and cuts through a hilly landscape dotted with shrubs and stone debris. A bearded man in a striped garment and light-colored turban sits on a rock with his feet in the stream just right of center.  
Felix Bonfils (French (culture or style))
Fontaine d'Elisée - Elisa's fountain
1867 – 1879
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. W. Howard Bond
1985/2.100
Landscape with trees in foreground, valley in middle ground dotted with minute figures of sheep and a farmer with a team of oxen pulling well-filled haywain. Mountains in distance with a snow-capped mountain in center background.
Sylvester Phelps Hodgdon
White Mountains in September, North Conway, New Hampshire
1853
Bequest of Henry C. Lewis
1895.57
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
1985/2.27

Jacques Callot (French (culture or style))
Siege of La Rochelle, one of 6 plates
Museum Purchase
1976/1.215

Jacques Callot (French (culture or style))
Siege of La Rochelle, one of 6 plates
Museum Purchase
1976/1.217
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