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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
A young woman in a black dress and white shawl holds a croquet mallet behind her back. She stands in the midground of the composition in a sunlit patch of grass strewn with three croquet In the foreground, three croquet balls mirror the wickets, and a white dog sits beneath a tree amongst a watering can and many small flower pots. Two more young women kneel and lounge in the grass in the background next to a small round pond with a fountain; an arcade of columns can be seen beyond the water.<br />
Signed and dated, in the plate, l.l.: "J.J. Tissot / 1878"
James Jacques Joseph Tissot (French (culture or style))
Le Croquet
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
View of pond and surrounding scenery. The pond creates a mirrored image of the sky above.
Norm Walker
Pond at Magnolia Plantation
Gift of Margaret and Howard Bond
A woman in an elaborate striped dress stands in an outdoor landscape, shading her eyes with her right hand and looking directly out at the viewer. She holds a white umbrella that dramatically frames her head (capped by a white hat) against the dark sky in the upper background of the composition. A contrasting white area of ground beneath the black sky leads into the foreground, where the woman stands at the edge of a pond surrounded by reeds and a large stalked plant.  <br />
Signed in the image, lower left, in the plate: "J.J. Tissot / 1875"
James Jacques Joseph Tissot (French (culture or style))
Matinee de printemps
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Robert Aldrich
An aerial view of a pond that creates a reflective pool and a silver ring around it. The surrounding area is an intense black.
Henry Gilpin
Untitled (Reflective Water)
Gift of Margaret and Howard Bond
This photograph depicts a view from a low perspective of a forest with its reflections in a body of water below.
Bernard Descamps (French (culture or style))
Gift of The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation, in memory of Morris D. Baker, a graduate of The University of Michigan School of Architecture, 1952
A photograph of a still body of water, rocks and reeds break the surface. Large trees are reflected on the surface of the water.
Brett Weston (American (North American))
Gift of the Ann Arbor Camera Club through the Friends of the Museum of Art
This photograph shows a pond which is lined with grass and trees. A church with a tall steeple is in the background, at the waters edge.
Francis Bedford (British (modern))
Stratford on Avon, The Church from the Memorial Garden
1850 – 1894
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Cardone through the Friends of the Museum of Art
This print is constructed of five horizontal bands of color with a semicircular shape at the top center. The bottom-most band depicts tightly clustered organic shapes with dark borders. The next band has a short, thick, curving line in the center, and a couple other dark organic lines above it. The third and middle band has some hatching and some circular shapes. The fourth band, or the second band from the top, is made up of horizontal lines, with many hatched vertical lines over top of them, reminiscent of grass. The top most band depicts a cellular-like structure, consisting of a diamond pattern. The semicircular shape at the top cuts through the top band, and juts partially into the band underneath it. The semicircle has an organic, circular line formation in the center.
Gabor Peterdi (American (North American))
Tommy's Pond
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur E. Gulick
View of a pond with water lilies and reeds.
Eugène Atget (French (culture or style))
1890 – 1974
Museum Purchase
A black and white photo of a pond with plant life growing out of it.
Brett Weston (American (North American))
Untitled, (Roadside Pond, California)
Gift of Margaret and Howard Bond
A black and white photo of two boulders in a pond. Plant life extends out of the water in the bottom of the photo.
Brett Weston (American (North American))
Untitled, (Pond, Boulder & Plants)
Gift of Margaret and Howard Bond