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This is a photograph focused on a cluster of small, white flowers sprouting from a bed of moss and leaves on a forest floor. In the blurred background, the base of a tree is visible.
Jeannette Klute
Hepatica
1950 – 1954
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
2012/2.14.2
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
1948
Gift of Harry H. Lunn, Jr.
1985/1.92
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
There are three ducks in the water. The first is facing forward and is sitting in the water with its feet completely submerged. The second is behind the first but is a little higher in the water and is pecking at its feathers. The third is the furthest behind and is standing in the water with its legs fully visible but its feet submerged, it is also pecking at its feathers. There are two signatures and two seals on the right side of the painting.
Nishiyama Kan'ei
Ducks
1884
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1990/1.198
&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
1982/2.56
Shoreline with a few trees and rocks overlooking water.
Warren Lombard (American (North American))
Monhegan Sketches: Landscape with Trees and Water
1918
Gift of Prof. and Mrs. Alfred H. White
1940.342
The print depicts a fisherman standing on a seaside cliff perfoming loneline fishing. There are great waves below him striking the cliff and there is a mountain in the background. The print mainly applies the color of white and shades of blue. The artist inscribed the title of the work along with his signature on the upper left-hand corner.
Katsushika Hokusai
A Solitary Fisherman at Kajikasawa, Kai Province (Kajikasawa, Kai)
1823 – 1829
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1948/1.150
This photograph depicts a view of a grove of aspen trees.  
Ansel Adams (American (North American))
Aspens, Northern New Mexico
1958
Gift of Harry H. Lunn, Jr.
1982/2.75
This photograph is of a temperate forest at the beginning of springtime.  A small blooming tree occupies the center of the frame.
Eliot Porter (American (North American))
Shad Tree in Bloom, Great Smoky Mountains, 14 April 1968
1968
Gift of Clayton E. Wilhite
1987/1.273.4
This photograph is of a mountain range in the early morning light. The foothills and meadow below are cast in shadow, and in a patch of sunlight, a horse grazes by a copse of trees.
Ansel Adams (American (North American))
Winter Sunrise, Sierra Nevada from Lone Pine, California
1944
Gift of Harry H. Lunn, Jr.
1988/1.88
This photograph depicts a small river cascade in a pine forest.
William Henry Jackson (American (North American))
Cascade, Middle Fork of the Gallatin, M.T.
1872 – 1877
Museum Purchase
1978/2.29
There are two scholars playing the board game Go on a cliffside and by a waterfall. One scholar is facing toward us and wearing blue, while the other scholar is facing away from us and wearing white. There is a stone path leading down, a tree hanging above them, a mountainside in the background from which the waterfall comes from, and mist coming from the waterfall.
Maruyama Ōkyo
Scholars Playing Go by a Waterfall
1778
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Province M. Henry
1955/1.265
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