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This photograph depicts a snow-covered oak tree in a clearing during a winter snowstorm.
Ansel Adams (American (North American))
Oak Tree, Snowstorm, Yosemite National Park, California
Gift of Harry H. Lunn, Jr.
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
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
Bequest of Henry C. Lewis

Hosain Mosavat
Fog - Yosemite CA
Gift of Hosain M. Mosavat
This black and white etching shows a pier that dominates the foreground of the scene, and recedes toward the left distance while the center distance is vague darkness. There are tall, black pillars along the pier and waves of the water visible to the right of the image. The print is signed (l.r.) "Emil Nolde".
Emil Nolde (German (culture or style))
Hamburg, Landungsbrücke
Museum Purchase
A white vase decorated with a landscape design that includes houses, trees, hills, bushes, and people. The vase has a long, thin neck and an everted rim. The foot of the vase is wide but very short.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Vase with Landscape Design
1800 – 1966
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Rowe for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
From the height of a cross, a crucified man, wearing a crown of thorns and a loincloth, looms over a dramatic landscape. Three heads with wings appear near the top of the cross, and a skull and crossed bones lay at its base. A vast prospect of distant mountains and a bustling port unfolds through the background.
Bartolommeo da Brescia (Italian (culture or style))
1565 – 1576
Museum Purchase
This horizontal scene portrays calm water in the foreground, grey hills in the distant middlegound, and clouds in the sky. 
Walter De Maria (American (North American))
1969 – 1973
Gift of Mr. Robert Rauschenberg
This horizontal landscape includes a river straight across the foreground, parallel to the bottom edge of the image. In the center beyond the water are buildings, on either side are trees, and in the distance on the right is a windmill. 
Charles François Daubigny (French (culture or style))
Museum Purchase
Landscape with minute figure standing on the banks of a lake among trees and boulders in the foreground and mountains in the distance; blue sky with dark storm clouds on left and white cumulonimbus cloud on right.
William M. Hart
The Adirondacks
1843 – 1853
Museum Purchase
A nude woman with long hair flowing down her back grasps a tree branch with her right hand and bends it downward in order to more easily pluck the green fruit dangling at its tip with her left hand. Her white body contrasts starkly with the darker tones of the surrounding landscape. The less conspicuous figure of a serpent with the head of a bearded man coils about the trunk of the tree next to the woman and fixes her with his stare.
Defendente Ferrari
Eve Tempted by the Serpent
1520 – 1525
Museum Purchase
This photograph shows plant life growing in tufts on white sand. 
Brett Weston (American (North American))
White Sands
Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Arnold M. Gilbert