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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
This large hanging scroll depicts a man on a donkey traveling along a mountain pass, accompanied by two other men and surrounded by huge overhanging craggy cliffs on both the left and right sides in the background with several overlapping vertical layers.
Wu Wei (Chinese (culture or style))
Travelers on a Mountain Pass
1490 – 1508
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Clyde Wu
1981/1.312
&quot;The&nbsp;slender&nbsp;format&nbsp;of&nbsp;this&nbsp;painting&nbsp;was&nbsp;quite&nbsp;popular&nbsp;with the&nbsp;literati&nbsp;in&nbsp;Japan.&nbsp;Here&nbsp;a&nbsp;scholar&nbsp;crossing&nbsp;a&nbsp;bridge&nbsp;while leaving&nbsp;his&nbsp;mountain&nbsp;home&nbsp;turns&nbsp;his&nbsp;head&nbsp;for&nbsp;a&nbsp;last&nbsp;look&nbsp;at the&nbsp;mountain&nbsp;torrent&nbsp;that&nbsp;falls&nbsp;from&nbsp;a&nbsp;cliff&nbsp;in&nbsp;the&nbsp;distance.&nbsp;This&nbsp;waterfall&nbsp;is&nbsp;in&nbsp;turn&nbsp;fed&nbsp;by&nbsp;a&nbsp;large&nbsp;pool&nbsp;midway&nbsp;up&nbsp;on the left.&nbsp;There&nbsp;are&nbsp;houses&nbsp;on&nbsp;stilts&nbsp;that&nbsp;descend&nbsp;into&nbsp;the&nbsp;water shown&nbsp;here&nbsp;as&nbsp;blank&nbsp;paper.&nbsp;Near&nbsp;the&nbsp;top&nbsp;of&nbsp;the&nbsp;mountain peak, the&nbsp;roof&nbsp;of&nbsp;a&nbsp;temple&nbsp;protrudes&nbsp;from&nbsp;surrounding trees.&quot; There are two seals, one near the mountain temple and the other in the left corner.<br />
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Okada Hankō
Scholar Viewing a Waterfall from a Bridge
1838
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1967/2.39

James McBey
The Advance on Jerusalem -- Wadi Ali (Second Palestine Set, No. 4)
1920
Gift of Carl Fredric Clarke
1949/1.76
Description provided in&nbsp;(1974/1.251)
Matsumura Goshun
Life in the Mountains
1781
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1974/1.252
<p>&quot;The&nbsp;present&nbsp;screens&nbsp;present&nbsp;similar&nbsp;but&nbsp;separate landscape compositions. In&nbsp;the&nbsp;first&nbsp;panel&nbsp;on&nbsp;the&nbsp;right&nbsp;side, a&nbsp;path emerges&nbsp;and&nbsp;passes&nbsp;an&nbsp;empty&nbsp;roadside&nbsp;pavilion.&nbsp;Farther along, three&nbsp;men&nbsp;are&nbsp;strolling, two&nbsp;of&nbsp;them&nbsp;with&nbsp;hoes,&nbsp;as they return&nbsp;from&nbsp;work&nbsp;in&nbsp;the&nbsp;fields.&nbsp;Just&nbsp;ahead&nbsp;is&nbsp;a&nbsp;house&nbsp;where several&nbsp;people&nbsp;converse.&nbsp;Beyond&nbsp;is&nbsp;a&nbsp;valley&nbsp;with&nbsp;several homes&nbsp;and&nbsp;rice&nbsp;paddies.&nbsp;The&nbsp;scene&nbsp;ends&nbsp;with&nbsp;the&nbsp;path crossing&nbsp;over&nbsp;a&nbsp;small&nbsp;bridge&nbsp;by&nbsp;more&nbsp;rice&nbsp;paddies.&nbsp;These drained&nbsp;fields&nbsp;indicate&nbsp;that&nbsp;the&nbsp;season&nbsp;is&nbsp;early&nbsp;autumn after&nbsp;the&nbsp;rice&nbsp;has&nbsp;been&nbsp;harvested&nbsp;and&nbsp;the&nbsp;earth&nbsp;prepared for&nbsp;winter.<br />
Matsumura Goshun
Life in the Mountains
1781
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1974/1.251
Travelers are seen on a winding mountain pathway, among overlapping layers of mountains.<br />
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&quot;Goshun&nbsp;has&nbsp;powerfully&nbsp;evoked&nbsp;a&nbsp;winter&nbsp;landscape&nbsp;by&nbsp;reserving&nbsp;large&nbsp;areas&nbsp;of&nbsp;blank&nbsp;silk&nbsp;along&nbsp;with&nbsp;scattered touches of&nbsp;white&nbsp;to&nbsp;suggest&nbsp;snow.&nbsp;The&nbsp;heavy&nbsp;overcast&nbsp;sky&nbsp;and&nbsp;the cloudy&nbsp;washes&nbsp;amidst&nbsp;the&nbsp;bare&nbsp;limbs&nbsp;of&nbsp;the&nbsp;trees&nbsp;suggest a gloomy&nbsp;atmosphere&nbsp;appropriate&nbsp;to&nbsp;the&nbsp;theme.&nbsp;The mounted figures&nbsp;and&nbsp;attendants&nbsp;are&nbsp;proceeding&nbsp;along&nbsp;the&nbsp;road towards a&nbsp;mountain&nbsp;pass.&nbsp;Their&nbsp;casual&nbsp;demeanor&nbsp;belies&nbsp;the&nbsp;ordeal through&nbsp;which&nbsp;they&nbsp;have&nbsp;passed.&quot;<br />
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Matsumura Goshun
The Road to Shu
1767 – 1832
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1970/2.152
<p>&quot;As&nbsp;the&nbsp;path&nbsp;leads&nbsp;the&nbsp;eye&nbsp;into&nbsp;the&nbsp;picture&nbsp;from&nbsp;the right, the&nbsp;ground&nbsp;seems&nbsp;to&nbsp;swell&nbsp;until&nbsp;it&nbsp;bulges&nbsp;wildly&nbsp;over a stream&nbsp;whose&nbsp;surface&nbsp;can&nbsp;be&nbsp;briefly&nbsp;glimpsed.&nbsp;The&nbsp;middle of&nbsp;the&nbsp;painting&nbsp;is&nbsp;dominated&nbsp;by&nbsp;very&nbsp;tall&nbsp;twisting&nbsp;treetrunks&nbsp;laden&nbsp;with&nbsp;large&nbsp;masses&nbsp;of&nbsp;foliage&nbsp;through&nbsp;which can&nbsp;be&nbsp;seen&nbsp;several&nbsp;houses.&nbsp;At&nbsp;the&nbsp;top&nbsp;loom&nbsp;various mountains&nbsp;slanting&nbsp;off&nbsp;to&nbsp;the&nbsp;right.&nbsp;In&nbsp;the&nbsp;manner&nbsp;of&nbsp;Buson (1716-1783)&nbsp;or&nbsp;one&nbsp;of&nbsp;his&nbsp;followers, a&nbsp;figure&nbsp;seated&nbsp;in&nbsp;the window&nbsp;of&nbsp;a&nbsp;house&nbsp;calmly&nbsp;stares&nbsp;out&nbsp;at&nbsp;the&nbsp;viewer.&nbsp;This painting&nbsp;takes&nbsp;the&nbsp;love&nbsp;of&nbsp;unusual&nbsp;natural&nbsp;shapes&nbsp;foun
Totoki Baigai
Studio in the Mountain Forest
1750 – 1799
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1968/2.23
Dark on either side with a long sliver through the center, in the back is a rock formation with a building on the base.
Lynn Davis (American (North American))
Petra, Jordan
1995 – 1997
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
2014/2.318

English
Stelvio Pass and the Ortler-Spitzei
1850 – 1899
Gift of Margaret and Howard Bond
1995/1.67
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