13 UMMA Objects
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This photograph depicts a hilly landscape enveloped in fog and low-lying clouds. In the foreground stands a black leafless tree.
Wynn Bullock (American (North American))
The Black Tree + Mountain
Gift of Margaret and Howard Bond
This photograph depicts an elevated view of the atmosphere above the city of London with St. Paul's Cathedral in the background. The image focuses on a plume of smoke and spires on building tops.
Alvin Langdon Coburn (British (modern))
St. Paul's from Ludgate Circus
1905 – 1909
Museum Purchase
Shown is a complex of temple building on a lakeside. There is a small grouping of buildings on the opposite side of the lake to the left and there is a long building that runs along the right side of the lake with a passage-way to the docks on which is the end of the building. Surrounding the temple complex are pine trees, cliffs, and mist. On the bottom right of the painting is the Seal of Shūbun which lets us know that this is a Shūbun style ink-painting.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Lakeside Temple (Landscape in Shûbun style)
1467 – 1532
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Province M. Henry
Black and white image of a mountain scene over water on a gold support with brown flowers. 
Takashima Hokkai
1851 – 1931
Gift of Hebe Lutz in honor of her parents, Jake William Hearn, MD, Lt. Colonel US Army, and Juanita Wells Hearn
A high contrast black and white photograph of three prominent trees on the horizon line, framed at the bottom of the image. The center tree is large with two smaller trees on either side. In the background, more trees are visible in the foggy atmosphere.
Erica Lennard (American (North American))
Hampstead Heath, England
Gift of Barry and Lynne Lotenberg
A photograph of two men in jackets and jeans standing in a grassy field filled with dandelions. Behind them, a foggy atmosphere obscures the background. They stand side by side, looking toward the camera.
Danny Lyon (American (North American))
Dave and Rawhide (Columbus Outlaws), Elkhorn, Wisconsin
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
A photograph of an island on a foggy day. On either side of the island, two bridges stretch out of the composition. 
Henri Cartier-Bresson (French (culture or style))
Ile de la Cité, Paris
Gift of Maxine and Lawrence K. Snider
Elevated and angled view down Fifth Avenue from the St. Regis Hotel in New York City.
Alvin Langdon Coburn (British (modern))
Fifth Avenue, from the St. Regis
Museum Purchase
A nighttime view of canals in Venice. Walls of buildings at rough right angles to one another, connected by a footbridge in the distance, are lit to reveal massings of the architecture--balconies, doorways, windows. There are no people apparent; the sky and water are both very dark.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (North American))
Nocturne: Palaces, One of the 'Twenty-six Etchings,' or the 'Second Venice Set'
1879 – 1880
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker

James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (North American))
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
This hanging scroll depicts a scholar seated in a pavillion built into a mountainous landscape overlooking a bay. In the foreground, dark rocks rise up from the water to the right, while two large trees extend out over the water. Behind this is a series of five structures with a single figure inside, gazing out over the water. In the background, mist and mountains are suggested through the use of a lighter gray ink wash. 
Soga Shōhaku
House by the Bay
18th century
Museum Purchase
This image shows structures and their reflections in the water, drawn largely through clusters of vertical lines. To the right in the distance are the masts of ships; at the right center is a small boat. More sketchily rendered are buildings or perhaps piers at the left of the image.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (North American))
Nocturne: Salute
1879 – 1880
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker