3 UMMA Objects
Sort by

<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
<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
Loading…