35 UMMA Objects
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Dark beach area with expansive sky moving. The lake is calm and motionless.
Gregory D. Seman
Whaleback II, Lake Michigan, Leland, MI
2004 – 2005
Gift of Gregory Seman through The Halsted Gallery

Sekino Jun'chiro
Untitled (Along the Coast of Portugal)
Gift of Gilbert M. Frimet
A beach scene with boats and a small figure off to the right side.
Joel Meyerowitz (American (North American))
Bay Sky
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
Splashes of waves in the ocean with accents of pink, purple and orange skies.
Stephen Lathrop
1950 – 1999
Gift of Margaret and Howard Bond
A great, claw-shaped wave which almost swampes the boats dominates the scene, . The Mount Fuji appears in the distance and seems much smaller compared to the waves. In the upper left-hand corner, the artist inscribed the title of the work along with his signature.
Katsushika Hokusai
36 Views of Mt. Fuji: The Great Wave off Kanagawa
1829 – 1833
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
In this picture, a woman smiles mischievously, facing her right. She is wearing two layers of robes, one red with white patterns, matching her hair tie, and one blue with pink and yellow flowers. One hand holds onto a large rock as she leans over it. Behind her a mountain and port are visible under a dark sky.<br /><br />
Inscriptions: Mitate sanjūrokkkasen no uchi; Matsura Sayohime; Toyokuni ga (Artist's signature); Horitake (Carver's seal); Kichi, Isekane (Publisher's seal); Hama &amp; Magome, ne 9 (Censors' seal)<br />
Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese (culture or style))
Actors Compared with the Thirty-six Poet Immortals: Iwai Kumesaburō III as Matsuura Sayohime
Gift of Dr. James Hayes

William Lee Hankey (British (modern))
Les Dunes
Gift of Carl Fredric Clarke
Four men are lined up close together, all holding onto an oar.  Each wears a red skirt, blue leg wraps, and purple and white shirts.  They each have their left legs raised as if to take a step.  Water is in the background behind them.<br /><br />
This is the right panel of a triptych (with 2011/2.193.1 and 2011/2.193.2).<br /><br />
Inscriptions: Sendō Dairoku; Onaji Kanroku; Onaji Sagiroku; Onaji Bunroku; Kuniyoshi ga (Artist's signature); To (Publisher's seal); Hama, Magome (Censor's seals)
Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese (culture or style))
Alphabetical Tales of Glory and Decline: Actors as the Boatmen Dairoku, Kanroku, Sagiroku, and Bunroku
1849 – 1852

Franco Fontana
Paesaggio Baia Delle Zagare,, from "Color Nature Landscapes"
1970 – 1983
Gift of Clayton E. Wilhite
Beach scene with two figures in the distance, a purple and blue sky, and a moored boat.
Joel Meyerowitz (American (North American))
Two Figures on Sand Bar, Dusk
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80

Jacques Mauny
1892 – 1934
Museum Purchase
This small, flat metal piece has a quartrefoil shape. Three holes in the middle. Some chips can be seen around the center hole, which mended with silver and copper. A samurai on horseback is charging into the sea from steep hill; he is wearing a helmet, armor, and sword, and holding a fan. A pine tree is standing on the samurai’s right side; there are rocks and bamboo grass by the ocean. The motifs of the ocean, pine tree, bamboo grass and rocks also appear on the reverse side. Gold and some silver and copper inlays are applied on pine branches, samurai's helmet, horse's mane and bridle, bamboo grass on the shore, and spray from waves.
Tsuba (sword guard) with inlaid design of samurai on horseback at the shore
18th century
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert T. Weston